Recently I had the privilege and opportunity to hear American author and leading Buddhist teacher, Jack Kornfield speak at a weekend workshop in Tucson. Trained as a Buddhist monk in monasteries in Thailand, India and Burma, Jack has taught meditation internationally since 1974, introducing Buddhist mindfulness to the West. In 1975 he co-founded the Insight … Continue reading
Glendale Glitters is the name of Glendale, Arizona’s holiday festival. I am looking forward to signing copies of Spirit Stones at the festival this year, on December 8, from 6 pm to 9 pm at The Astrology Store, 5731 W. Glendale Avenue.
Since it began in 2009, the Tucson Festival of books, a two-day event on the University of Arizona campus, has seen attendance double to over 100,000. I was down on Saturday March 10 for a two-hour book signing stint in the West Authors Pavilion for both Spirit Stones and Power’s Garden and again on Sunday the … Continue reading
The Tucson Festival of Books is scheduled for Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, 2012 on the campus of the University of Arizona. The festival features over 250 tents and booths, and draws more than 100,000 visitors. The event is always an exciting one both for writers and book lovers, with all sorts of … Continue reading
Saturday morning at the Empire Ranch Roundup began cold and windy, with temperatures hovering in the high forties. Thankfully, by noon it had warmed up into the mid sixties. The ranch, located in the rolling grasslands of Southern Arizona, near the hamlet of Sonoita, dates back to the 1870s. Geographically, we call the area the … Continue reading
Welcome to my writer’s blog. I’m still old-fashioned and I keep a regular non-cyberspace journal, so I’ll just be using this space for work-related issues and interests. I’ve been invited to sign books in the Author’s Tent of the Empire Ranch’s annual Roundup near Sonoita, Arizona this Saturday, November 5. It’s a day of “Western … Continue reading