Who Is My Ideal Reader? Definitely Not Who You Think

The New Kid

The Music Stops

The Gilliam Shed

Creature from the Black Lagoon

10 Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes That Are Still Just As Relevant Today

Robins in Winter

Always Love. Hate Will Get You Every Time

Should a sense of dread come over you, go for a walk

Using Fear As Motivation: 5 ways to think of fear differently, starting right now

’Twas the day before Christmas

Apologies In Advance

Why I’m giving up blogging — at least for now

A zen apprentice walks into a bar

Pandemic beard progression

My kids didn’t think I could still dunk. I had to prove them wrong.

The secret to a long and happy marriage

William Carlos Williams was no poet

Summer waterpark alternative

The real reason I left Facebook

The holder of ropes

Don’t let anger guide you

The proper recourse now

A young child asks a zen monk how to take care of her anger when she is mad

Crow buddha crow

Today is a blank page

The jumping spider and the tree

Dear kids, stop calling my shorts “a bathing suit”

When my kids start talking to me about Minecraft

The birds and the bees

A poem of immense depth to my wife

An open letter to my suburban neighbors on the state of my sanity

Why God made tall people

I no longer believe in daily meditation

The Banana Heads: A graphic novel


I don’t smoke weed anymore

The coordination of crows

Dinner in spring

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail still rings true to this day

Black men matter. Black women matter. Black children matter.

The 4-minute read that needs to go viral

But is it kind?

The last words of George Floyd

My wife needs to create her own mandala coloring book

Even Squirrels Relax

When you’re angry, pull weeds

I still see you

The Need to Explain

Instead of…