Archive | April, 2012

Flowers in the Hawthorne District

15 Apr

Every spring my neighborhood

becomes a bouquet.

I live in the moment,

forgetting my worries

and breathing in the fragrances

of roses, lilacs, and flora I can’t name.

My heart opens up like a lotus.

A New Blog At Last

10 Apr

Media-savvy young members of my writers critique group recommended Word Press as a more professional blog site for authors, so here I am.

I’m currently busy revising the book proposal for my travel memoir Every Day is Magical: A Buddhist Pilgrimage in India and Nepal, and writing a fairy tale novel inspired by the European witch-craze. The current working title for the latter is Woodland Castle, but it’s not absolute. Sometimes the first thing publishers change is the title, and I’m open to that.

Hello world!

10 Apr

Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post.

Here are some suggestions for your first post.

  1. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by reading the Daily Post.
  2. Add PressThis to your browser. It creates a new blog post for you about any interesting  page you read on the web.
  3. Make some changes to this page, and then hit preview on the right. You can always preview any post or edit it before you share it to the world.