I love fiction – good fiction. Stuff like Lord of the Rings (although Tolkien himself described it as a history). I read the entire trilogy one summer in high school. I didn’t really get at the time that the greatest hero in the story is the lowly gardener, Samwise Gamgee. The character we see in … Read moreI made a promise.
“It’s been good knowing you, Mike. Now you have to leave.” It had been over a week since we left El Paso in their old, beat-up, converted school bus. I kind of knew Kim and Kim – yea, a married couple with the same first name. They said, since they had room on their trip … Read moreOnto the Bus
I was miserable. Totally. Completely. Miserable. All my life, I had wanted just to do my art, to help a few people along the way, and to have some fun. What I was doing now felt like mud-wresting with a hippo. In the winter. “Salesman” was way down on the list of life paths I … Read moreWhy Wimps Don’t Sell – Part 2