Many years ago, I tried, unsuccessfully, to take the well-beaten path of 9 to 5, mortgage, stockpiling possessions, and keeping up with the Joneses. This blog is about that other, unmarked path – the one filled with detours, dead ends, hitchhikers, kitschy roadside attractions, and unexpected destinations.
Where is “Here”? Although it appears to be the places that I write about, in reality “Here” is that calm place within that eluded me for so long. After many years of running after it, and running away from other things, I’ve finally found it.
I’ve written a memoir about the early years of my compulsive wandering and the reasons behind it. It is currently wandering through the publishing world, in search of a home.
This post sums up the spirit of the memoir: Some of Those Who Wander Are Lost
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My short fiction and literary travel writing have appeared in numerous small publications and anthologies, including Superstition Review, Eclectica.org, Identity Theory, and SmokeLong Quarterly.
My novel, Blue, was published by Murphy’s Law Press in 2006. It is currently out of print.