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What I Learned from Jane

“And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that:

“It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother.”

Recounting in detail the four days of her life, What I Learned from Jane is the true story of how my first child, born with severe brain damage, renewed my awareness of spirituality and gave me a greater sense of purpose.

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Being Good

In the year 2081, Francie lived in a small village called Gallitia. It was simple. It was peaceful. But there was one problem: Francie couldn’t leave.

Oh, and then there were the newcomers that wanted to bring electricity and ruin everything. And the boy with the red hair, who Francie viewed with equal suspicion.

The real problem, though: What was Francie going to do about all this? Would she let the changes come to the town–and to herself?

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Get the Kindle ebook on Amazon or a free PDF on Smashwords. You can also get the print version on Amazon.

Alone and Together: A Very Short Primer on Happiness

I met David over ten years ago, and ever since that time, I have never been alone. Never. Here, a short series describing how I made peace with partnership, even though I was doing just fine without it. Read the entire series online for free.

Disastrous Inventions

It’s a disaster. It’s all a disaster. Here, short, humorous reflections on the stuff that really drives us–and drives us crazy. Read the entire series online for free.

100 Life Hacks for Making Your Otherwise Ordinary Life Suddenly Awesome

Self-help advice for the self-obsessed. Like me. That’s pretty much what you’ll find here.

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Medium Rare: A Screenplay

“NELL:    And they say college doesn’t prepare you for the real world.

“RYAN:    Yeah.

“NELL:     I wish it didn’t.

“RYAN:    What a disappointment.”

The time: the fall of 1994. The place: a normal-looking community college campus in a medium-sized city, which is nevertheless populated with some truly quirky individuals. It is here that two college students decide to explore the meaning of life, and to peruse the nature of their relationship as well.

What they discover about what life is and what life is about is surprising, humorous and completely profound.

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On The Bus

“They told me you did nothing unusual

the day that I left. You moved like you always do through the long slow heat of a summer afternoon.

But that day I waited for the bus, watching the cars pass by, and I waited for a discarded styrofoam cup to finally crush under a passing wheel or blow away”

On The Bus is a book of short poems about love and loneliness.

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