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Spring in the Lowlands is a painting come to life. The azaleas burst like fireworks in shades of fuchsia, orange, and crimson. The white Ibis return to the salt marshes and so do the dark alligators. Massive oak trees give birth to new growth and the dull brown seagrass slowly returns to life. And I… Continue reading Transformation



No two hikes are ever the same. I know because I’ve climbed the hills at my favorite canyon dozens of times, yet each and every trip is different. One morning I might see a hawk swooping down to snatch a squirrel, while on the next day only mockingbirds appear. I might hear snippets of juicy… Continue reading NOTES FROM THE TRAIL: RESTING PLACES


Channeling the Spirit of Ghostwriting

“Were you a co-writer or a ghostwriter?” “Being a ghostwriter is easier than being a regular writer, right?” “Does a ghostwriter write down what someone tells them to say?” “So you were basically an editor, right?” “Wouldn’t you be happier writing your own material?”   Those are just a few of the questions I’ve been… Continue reading Channeling the Spirit of Ghostwriting