This morning I woke up at Ferncliff, a beautiful gathering space just west of Little Rock, Arkansas. In a few hours, retreat participants will arrive and we will spend a weekend together, exploring where we are from, where we are now, where we would like to go, and how best to get there. And, of […]
Here is the lyric to a new song.
The moon and the miracle Santee, SC January 28, 2013 And on other nights (one night before full, or one night after) , the moon does not make me smile or remember a lover who once held all of my tension and attention I don’t think of children’s rhymes or giddy night rides with the headlights off […]
Antigua, Guatemala 8AM Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 I wrote a song lyric yesterday that captures a bit of what I’m thinking and feeling on this particular trip to Guatemala, which must be about my tenth time here. I’m thinking about how the places we encounter literally become a part of us (and yes, I really […]
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Along with the whirlwind of activity around the release of my new book, White Flour, and some concert appearances, I’m preparing for a collection of conferences this summer, and I hope you can join me at some of them. One is for youth, and the rest for adults, with youth welcome. I’ll be teaching creative […]
Here is an appearance on Macon Georgia’s NBC station, Channel 41 on May 29, 2012, talking about White Flour. It’s possible that I should have put some white flour on my head to combat the glare… 😉
The slideshow photo is of Brad, the floor manager at the warehouse, with four of the seven skids of books that arrived today—10,867 copies of White Flour, and about 2500 of S.S. Bathtub, my earlier children’s book, now back in print. As I was arriving home from Thailand, the books were pulling in on an […]
It is amazing to see all the excitement White Flour is generating, still six weeks out from its publication. Here are a few of the exciting things generated by other folks in response to the book. • Flip Lower, from Birmingham, AL, came up with the idea of ‘White Flour Weekend’ for May 26-27, where […]
As of this afternoon, March 24, there is one week to go in the month-long kickstarter campaign to publish my new illustrated book, White Flour, and wait ’til you hear the news! Here’s the scoop: Thank you! The original goal of $18,500 was met in only twelve days! People have ‘shared’ the project all over […]