Month: September 2022

multiple trunks of one tree


Some parts of a journey are downhill, with a light breeze at our backs. Some are uphill, over a rocky path and with the sun beating down on our sweltering heads, the empty rattle of the canteen reminding us that we should have packed more water. I’m being overly dramatic. I’m not on a life-threatening …

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Box label showing Prince Tarkten, shipped from China

About Prince Tarkten

As you know, Prince Tarkten has been in China, getting printed. It was to arrive via boat and then truck in mid- to late-September. The nine Prince Tarkten boxes were delivered just before I left on vacation. But. But I haven’t told you about it because there is a problem. The layout is off. The …

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Exterior of the container cabin

Container Cabin

The cabin is an airbnb in West Saugerties, New York. It is made from an 8’ x 40’ corrugated metal shipping container, perforated with oversized windows. I stayed there for two nights because I wanted to find out if a shipping container cabin would be right for me on my land in Kentucky. Short answer: …

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Close up of a blue dot of light between orchid petals

Indecision with Stuff

There is too much undone stuff, not just the big stuff, like figuring out how to manage the physical distribution of Price Tarkten or recording the audio version of Sweet Baby Lover. There is too much stuff in the bottom drawer of the dresser by the front door. It used to be an electronics drawer. …

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