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SOUTHERN FRIED DHARMA

This morning I bid a fond farewell to the Southern (fried) Dharma Retreat Center of Hot Springs, North Carolina, leaving behind my little plastic bag of toiletries in their lovely Teacher’s Cottage for some future archaeologist to dissect and discourse upon. Meaning I forgot to pack my dog-goned little bag with my toothbrush, deodorant, soap, […]

TOURING, TOURING IS NEVER BORING

The title is a line from one of the later Ramones songs. My appearance on Geek Entertainment TV with Violet Blue is now on-line. You can watch it, but I can’t. The Internet connection here craps out before the interview ends. Which may be just as well because I can’t stand watching myself that much. […]

MALAPROPS TONITE!

Tonight, April 1, 2009 (Wed) at 7pm I’ll be at Malaprops Books, 58 Haywood St., Asheville, North Carolina 28801. For info contact info@malaprops.com. T-shirts are done and are available in two exciting styles. So you can pick one of those up at any of the events on my tour. All info is at the link […]

BEST SELLER? DIDN’T EVEN *KNOW* HER!

ZEN WRAPPED IN KARMA DIPPED IN CHOCOLATE is number five this week in the San Francisco Chronicle’s Best Seller list under “Quality Paperbacks.” Wooooo-hoooooo!! I guess maybe this touring thing is good for something. I’m at my sister’s place in Knoxville, TN recuperating from the first leg of the tour and hoping I survive the […]

HAD A BALL IN BALTIMORE, NOW ON TO KNOXVILLE

I had a great time last night in Baltimore visiting my friend Laura Rachel, tattoo artiste extraordinaire. Laura and I shared the scuzziest house in all of Akron about a zillion years ago. Then a couple years back Laura flew all the way to Japan to attend one of the retreats I led at Tokei-in […]