White Feather Archive Index
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The Smiling Office Angel
A tale of non-conventional office culture
The Couple Who Could Not Sit Still
Sex without borders
Being the Comfort
On comfort zones and nails
The Empty Field of Peace
A different kind of battle outcome
Nostalgia and Horror
And a cup of coffee to go
Gifts From Herself
A day filled with new things
The Christmas Eve Olfactory Terrorist Attack
More attacks are planned
Longing For a Different World
Love and adventure underground
The Friendly Show
S1, E1 — The Tamale Lady
An Empire Released
By the woman who changed it
Saving a Small Town
The old-fashioned way
When it’s hard to move your legs
The Silent Teacher
Who may or may not still be alive
Encounter With a Pickup Truck
Finding warmth in a cold world
The Great Turkey Fiasco of ‘65
Everyone’s memory of that Thanksgiving was different
Snowy Creek Motel
The tale of room number 9
The Wheelchair in the Swamp
A shocking discovery made by kids riding bikes
A Final Tree-hug
A big city good-bye
It’s really coming down
Having Coffee With the Boyfriend
It was in no way a normal date
Teenage Girl in the Forest
What happened on the way home from school
The Cow and the Mosquito
And their diabolical plan!
The Baggage Wagon
How much are we hauling around from life to life?
How a Bird Changed Samantha’s Life
Helping her to break out of her zone
The Excuses Experiment
And the astonishing results
When Gavin Greeley Died
A flash tale of indifference in the workplace
The Ending and the Beginning
On the cusp of change
A Clean Slate
Moving across the country
Singing For Grandpa
Singing it forward
A Falling Leaf
Experiencing childhood musical trauma
When the Geese Fly
Prayers in a season of change
When Hummingbirds Attack
Four Santa Clauses walk into a bar
The Love Cabin
Not exactly the trip to the mountains they had expected
The Productivity Rule
Expansion and scale. Quantity over quality.
The Great San Francisco Wall
And the Great San Francisco Purge. A dystopian tale set in 2030.
Not your typical day at the park
The Angel and the Pier
And the waters of humankind
A Painter’s Forest
And how the painter’s life changed
Soul connections to land
When Grandma shared her news
The New Job
The freaking new job!
At the end of conflict
The Whooping Crane Saga
A crazy story about talking birds and women who wear hats
The Woman Who Got Arrested
And the women who followed her
The Woman Who Laughed a Lot
It drove her husband cuckoo bananas
The Man Who Followed People
We all need a hobby
Longing For Paradise
Seeking renewal at the lake
Living on a Volcano
The importance of sitting around a campfire
Fighting Over Dead Celebrities
Or, ‘How To Ruin a Marriage’
The Best Ice Cream Ever
A story about freedom
Wet trans-dimensional auditory portals
King of the Hill
A Capitalist playground story
The Little Green Puppy
A bedtime story for humans
The Hand Holders
A radically different kind of love
What You Resist, Persists
A flash short story about an old farmer named Yulka
The Gas Station
Remembering the future
Wally and His Lesbian Cousin Wendy
Over forty years later…
The first day of the rest of a writer’s life
And the planet that sucks them in
Thirty years of forgiving others was not enough
Retracing His Steps
A journey leading back to the present
The Drunken Baseball Psychic
A story from the baseball twilight zone
The Girl Who Started an Art Revolution
And forever changed Athena Falls, Iowa
Full Moon in Costa Rica
A jeep, a goat, a full moon, and a trip to the shaman’s house
Awakening with a full bladder
A Certain Field of Dreams
A story about some weary travelers, a real estate agent and an energy vortex
The Death of a Rose Bush
And a home from the past
The story of Rolina and the piano player
The Backwards Tale of Two Track Stars
And a frustrated master of ceremonies
That Damn Moon!
The frustrating journey of a misogynist
The Virginity Deadline
The day Marcus Crawley tried to become a man
Colder Than a….
A little boy goes for a walk in subzero temperatures
The story of a city-dweller and wild hyenas
Saving the Planet
A story about a computer geek, a junkie and an encounter at Dairy Queen
Santa Claus In a Pickup Truck
When Christmas turned sideways
The Goddess Within Her
And the light flowing out of her
Tribe of One
Jeremy just didn’t get it. This is his story
The pendulum and the archaeologist
The Clothes of Our Perceptions
Gerard gets naked
Road Trip With a Dog
Oh! The incredible joy! The excitement!
Meadow of Silence
A place for listening
Repeatedly Mending a Broken Heart
What is the connection between music and love
The Purple Planet
A tale about some bored Gods
A plant-based near-death experience
Javier’s Aversion To Scarves
Love and resistance across centuries
A story about mountains and socks
A Disgusting Halloween Story
Pizza delivery and trick-or-treaters
The Handkerchief and the Geese
Snooze Button Man
And his beautiful mouth
Annie and the Train
Moving past the past
How to Trigger a Nuclear Explosion
The instructions go viral
Road Trip With an Angel
A short story about fun, fun, fun!
Rosalinda and the Psychic
The revelation of a kiss
The Blonde in the Red Sports Car
A sexy birthday story
Life’s a Beach
And then you cry (A morning at the beach that will make you smile.)
A short trip into childhood
Valley of Visions
What the hell was I doing in California?
The death of an invincible warrior
Sonny and Talia
Cars, women, sex, violence, and erectile dysfunction
And his Airstream trailer
Warding off phantoms
A joyful tale of trans-dimensional teamwork
Terror at the dinner table
When writing is an addiction
Serial Killer at Large
The case of the mysterious salt shakers
The Old Man and His Snippers
How an entire neighborhood was affected
Tipping is Not a City in China
The writer versus the musician
Running With Ideas
It was a matter of urgency
Running Away From Battle
Will war ever end?
The Dog’s Water
Epiphany at the liquor store
Stepping On Legos
When siblings become writers
The Bookstore and the Feather Duster
Eddie’s bookstore experience
The Notebook and the Vomit
A writer’s story
The hole, the bird, the cat, and the wolf-dog
The horrifying moments just before the big concert
The gift of love and music
A story about sub-soul-group A22 and the land where people forget
The Snowy Mountain
A story about knocking on doors
Past-life in Japan
A story about a man who kept running away
What happened one day out at the lake
A Little Spider Story
How do you react to spiders?
Childhood adventures with the Great Mother
The Doorknob Bromance
A story about friendship
An artist searching for faces
A Life-changing Cup of Coffee
It was cold and Roger needed a cup of joe
The Sound of Geese Landing On Water
A profound discussion on a park bench
Novels and Serializations
Non-fiction (articles, essays, memoirs, etc.)
Aligning With Freedom
Reconnecting to our life spark
Being Pulled Through Fear
By a dead dog
Does Your Wiener Cut the Mustard?
Memories of a train station in Europe
What we are made of
Painting our days away
The Idiot Who Refused to Fight
Don’t be that idiot!
Singing on the Toilet
And other things I learned today
A Song in My Head
How did it get there?
Duality and Choice
Finding and entering the center null point
Apparently I Smell
And someone is okay with that
The Core Entity Cell
And the tunnel of white light
Looking For Balance In All the Right Places
How balanced is your balance?
Cycles, Aspects and Life Changes
Important decisions to be made
‘For the Rest of the Year’
A positive New Year’s Eve
Are Your Ficus Trees Getting Enough Wind?
Not your typical indoor gardening advice
Wolves, Warriors and Sweat-lodges
A Native American bundle — All my Native American stories in one place
It is about energy
Santa’s Annual Headache
Bad acting didn’t ruin our Christmas
The Upcoming Rejuvenation Cycle
It will be powerful!
Every Christmas Needs a Comedian
On the most important yuletide ingredient
Letting My Hair Down
And drinking coffee for a change
Have you ever tried it?
The Greatest Choice
Loving our enemies
A Christmas Present For My Noggin
And other important news and updates
Closure As the Fog Settles In
The mini movie marathon continues
When Hummingbirds Attack
4 Santa Clauses Walk Into a Bar…
Three Wise Men and a Baby
Part 2 of a story I wrote last year
Epiphanies Are Like Earthquakes
There always seem to be aftershocks
The Day After Christmas
99 years ago
Eat, Pray, Laundry
They’re not going to make a movie about this
A very brief dispatch from the pasture
One of the most important functions of the human body
The Year of the Lemon
It was fabulous. It was life-altering!
Playing Peek-a-boo With a Friend
Moments of joy amidst the chaos
Off the Top of My Head
Some things I am thankful for
And not a story in sight
Grounded By Girls
Or: How to shop for a nine-year-old
My Daughter’s Secret Trick To Success
She had the mojo
Playing Catch With Your Mate
The couples therapy no one is talking about
Zen and the Art of Bowling
My father was a secret Zen Master
Is It a Poem Or a Shopping List?
What closer scrutiny reveals
There’s a Frog On My Table
And how it changed everything
So Far Away
Carole King and Rod Stewart duke it out
Two Different Kinds of Bird-lovers
The wolf and the owl
The Importance of Water in Retail — Part 2 of Retail Mojo
More advice on creating a magical retail experience
Olfactory Marketing — Part 1 of Retail Mojo
(It has nothing to do with factories)
Something Freaky Is Happening
A surreal morning
And the first snow of the season
The Paths We Are On
Where are you going?
Conversations in the Noggin
Who are we talking to?
A Banana a Day
Keeps the horse pistol away
The Horrific Pricking
SPOILER ALERT: I’m a cactus freak
Countdown to Change
Snippets of early October observations
Will it come back?
The Next Week and a Half
Will surely be HUGE
The Real Writer
What are we letting through?
A Genitals-free World
What is the answer?
A Sad Mick Jagger Story
No sex was involved
The Real Writer
What are we letting through?
Just Five More Minutes!
The snooze button of life
Pumpkins and Butterflies
Stop, look, listen, and smell
The Female Christ Speaks
This is HER story
My Real Ten Things List (No Lies)
Dang it, I got tagged
Life is a Window Sill
What are you looking at?
The Bactrian Camel Blunder
Everyone makes mistakes, right?
A story about the power of words
9 Lies About Me No One Knows
And one true fact (Can you tell which one it is?)
The Time I Ran For Office
On politics, humiliation and having fun
Everything is Different Today
And I’m trying to figure out what happened
A Journey of Gods
And the remembering of where we are going
Seeing Through Raindrops
I am so lucky!
A roller coaster retrospective
Finding Success By Doing What You Love?
Is that really the best advice?
My Love of Washing Dishes
What does this say about me?
Hawks and Doves and Dreams
The drama continues
French Toast is NOT French
And other culinary curiosities
A teddy bear, laundromat horror story
An Elton John story
Oneness, Separation and Individuation
A process of self-awareness
Talking to the Universe on the Internet
Connections to land and people
New Birds in the Neighborhood
At least for now
Just Waiting on a Decision
And it is I who must make it
A Cricket Cacophony
Opening the windows after a thunderstorm
An Ansel Adams story
Encounter With a Hawk
Messages from spirit
The Totality of a Hurricane
Utilizing energy for transformation
Our Creative Journey
Learning how infinitely powerful we are
Decisions of Change
Marching alone and together through our fears
And glory all day long
Form and Formless
Becoming aware of and healing primal separation
The Mirror in Front of Our Faces
Just a big round ball of rock and cheese?
Disappointing Barry White
We all have to start somewhere
Staring Into the Eye of a Tornado
And why I almost never listen to the radio
Energy Cycles and Disease
Reconnecting to our bodies and the planet
What Is Your Founding Thought?
What thought resulted in you?
Are Words Like Clouds?
Can they ever be?
America’s forgotten dessert
Leap of Faith
Some thoughts on friendship
The Circus Outside My Window
Come see the amazing acrobats!
My Fat Childhood Friend
On body shaming, friendship and comedy
It’s like winning the lottery!
Don’t Suck in the Crowd
Restoring natural energy flow and relieving social anxiety
Spiritual Evolutionary Imperative
Consciousness becoming aware of itself
At What Time Of Day Were Your Born?
Do you even know? Does it even matter?
My daughter, me and Alanis Morissette
Silencing a Mother’s Voice
And finding peace in stillness
Whacked Over the Head With a Zen Stick
How to avoid a Zen whacking
Mushrooms and Toads
It happens every summer
The Sound of War
On celebrating the Fourth of July
The Truth About Fiction and Non-fiction
Let me tell you a little secret
When Lightning Strikes Very Close To You
Have you ever thought about death by lightning?
Fortune Cookies in Bookstores
A radical million dollar idea. Available here for free.
On Forest Mojo
And canopied tunnels of love
Personal and Planetary Transformation
Getting off the hamster wheel
God Does Not Have a Penis
And God does not have a vagina either
Goals and Intentions
The Best Father’s Day Ever
Over a hundred million years ago
The Space in a Room
Feeling it and playing with it
America’s forgotten fruit
A Tree Without a Forest
Would you want to be one?
Outer space and inner space
Hurry Up and Shop!
Lessons from a grocery store
The word of the day, week, month…
Thank God It’s Friday on Monday
Was naming the days of the week a mistake?
Booking a Vacation on Planet Earth
The ultimate travel destination in the universe
Coming Into Money
Over two years of harness-free euphoria (Part Two)
Jobs, Unemployment and Ice Cream Cones
Getting out of the harness (Part One)
Waves in the Sea of Possibilities
How consciously aware are we of our actions?
Opportunities to Love
Do we jump at the challenge?
Comfort and Joy
Change is not a spectator sport
Green Chile Stew and Thunderstorms
Diary of a glorious day off (Writing or blabbering?)
Moving through the physical world
The Joys of Death
The importance of dying on a regular basis
The Birds, Buddha and a Flower
On the importance of laughter
Touching Our Grandness
Understanding both limitation and being unlimited
Looking For Crazy
A craving that I am feeling
A Little Song and Dance
On the power of silence
The Year I Ruled the World
A year of freedom and carpet burns
Imagine Being a Musical Instrument
What would you want streaming through you?
The Enchanted Flying Angel
And her distinctive geographic attributes
Keeping the Food On Our Plates Separated
And other childhood gastronomical idiosyncrasies
Not Seeing the Gorilla
Trying to stay connected
A ‘which cam first?’ kind of thing
Planting Sugar Cane
A profoundly back-breaking honeymoon
A cultural/horticultural epiphany at the beach
Writing Under the Influence
Olfactory euphoria and words than begin with the letter L
Two Sounds That Make Me Happy
Strange auditory pleasure
Painting in the Nude
With no sex or art involved
Orange you glad?
Surely not those of a construction worker
A place in life where the wind blows
Watching the mind games
Imagining a Place
Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day
The Difference Between Sucking and Blowing
Life, movement, direction and choice
My George Herbert Walker Bush Story
On food, parenting, TV, and presidents
The Arthritis Healer
Lessons from excruciating pain
My Personal Barbara Bush Story
It’s not exactly pretty
The Last Blizzard
Let the celebrating commence!
What is Divine Intervention?
And where does it come from?
Finding joy at the hardware store
The Brutal Assassination of Daffodils
What is Mother Nature trying to tell me?
Turtle Island Questions
Going beyond the nature/technology conflict
What kind of GPS do you use in the dream state?
The Brutal Murder of an American Redbud
Trees are people, too!
Imprinting With Joy
Vibratory frequency footprints leading us home
Instant Manifestation Fantasy
A fun little mind game
The Warrior and the Pacifist
One of the many dichotomies I live with
Human Energy Sources
Burning questions about creating and sourcing and being human
The Time My Dad Took Me to a Bar
And made me promise not to tell
What To Do With My Dead Body?
It is quite the conundrum
Birdies and Babies
And a big fat snake
How to Be a Quitter
It’s not as easy at it sounds
The American spelling
The Czechoslovakian Burrito
A culinary journey wrapped in a tortilla
How to Sleep Through Geometry Class
And still ace the final exam (A true story)
A powerful and free cure
The Date Went Well
An update to ‘My First Date in Many Years’
My First Date in Many Years
Dinner and music. I am so very excited.
The Correct Way to Eat French Fries
And there is only one correct way!
Ambition and Passion
Chemical and electrical
Name Tags and Lotto Tickets
On pacifism and beginner’s luck
Creating and the Void
Afraid of the emptiness of letting go
Active and Passive Seeing
Finding and moving passion
What are your reflecting and what are you seeing?
Your forecast for today and every day
Motion and Flow
What happens when things stand still
A self-help how-to guide
Seeing what is inside
Cooking is Like Playing With Legos
And the missing ingredient is….
My Valentine is a Dog
A both winning and losing story
Have you ever experienced one?
Death, Time and Struggle
All death is suicide
The Other Side of Fear
Walking straight ahead instead of in circles
Joy and Abundance
Are we still looking at it all backwards?
The Donut in Our Belly
Re-vitalizing our solar-plexus
A Friend Unplugged
And trying to imagine doing it myself
The significance of curiosity
It can be a sucky job or it can be enlightening
Fueling the imagination
Abundance and People
What do you see in the mirror?
Christmas Without Kids?
What would that be like?
Economic, Spiritual & Sexual Harassment
Weinsteining the people and the people Weinsteining themselves
The Real Story of the 3 Wise Men
Christmas stories you may not know
The Collective American Male Ego
Are mass shootings a sign of what is to come on a global scale?
I Am a Parsley Freak
There, I just admitted it to the world
Joy Or Crisis?
A fun, tweaked way of looking at things
A long ago ode to my cat
Christmas Presents That Inspire Death
What is under your tree?
The Somewhere Over the Rainbow Wedding
A little story about ties and ukuleles
When Reading Is Fun
On the lost art of reading aloud
Writing in the Shower
Clean writing advice
Ingrid Goes West
An alarming look at social media
It’s Halloween and It’s Snowing
And that is perfectly normal (apparently)
Bacon Grease Sandwiches
Have you ever had one?
Possible Solutions to Daylight Savings Time
The annual debate rages on
The Gratitude Mini-chakra
And how to activate it
Cooking in Our Genes
A look at generational inclinations
A seasonal addiction
A Spoon in the Road
What the hell does that mean?
The Endless Fight
Throwing our energy away
Relationships With Our Bodies
What kind of relationship do you have?
Pushing the Joy Envelope
It takes dedicated training
Subtle mass killing connections
They call me, ‘Weirdo’
She Throws Like a Boy
The mystery of the Vinny Castilla baseball
When the Sirens Go Off
What do you do?
What Have You Held in Your Hands Today?
A kooky listicle
Public Tree-hugging is Not Illegal!
Things will change when we all start doing it every day
13 Truths I Have Learned
Chili dogs are best eaten with a knife and fork
My Darling Ladybug
On marrying into theatre
No, it’s not a rapper…. It’s about divine lunacy
A Typical Prairie Breeze
Tragedy on the windowsill
The Bookstores of the Future
Will have a cover charge to get in
The 5 Aphorisms of Life
Words on an index card
The Goose Poop Conflict
Nature versus the wrath of soccer moms
Brown Skies and Naked Trees
Sharing a world with birds
Predawn Bunny Encounter
Sidewalks are not just for people
Baby Girl Attacked By Wolves
As her father I could only watch
My secret is out
Write What You Know Nothing About
Writing advice contrary to everything you read on Medium
Victimology and Human Energy Dynamics
Looking for love in all the wrong places
Crazy Horse, St. Bernadette and Edgar Cayce
What did they have in common?
The Paths We Are On
Where are you going?
Turn Off the Radio and Start Singing
We are the medium
On timing and the orchestration of events
A Horrific Life-threating Experience
Just as I’m about to lose my Obamacare
Celebration and Contrast
Pondering solstices and celebrations
A Tale of Two White Christmases
Does Your Wiener Cut the Mustard?
Memories of a train station in Europe
Barefoot in the Park
Being a conduit for healing, universal forces
The other part of Thanksgiving
At what time of year are the trains the loudest?
The Zucchini Girls and the Goat Wrangler
A delightful pro-active shopping adventur
Fried Baloney Sandwiches
When was the last time you ate one?
A Leaf Downpour
The Exorcist, naked women and naked trees
Pricks and Pain
On hot chile peppers, sexual arousal and hammers
Can Picnics Help Save the World?
Is this a crazy notion?
A sappy, romantic blabbering
Can Smoking Be Sacred?
Is what we do as important as how we do it?
Driving in the Car Without the Radio On
Do you listen to only one station?
On Conceiving and Birthing New Ideas
The importance of orgasmic states of consciousness
Conversation With a Psychic
My only friend in the state
A Nation (Or Me?) Divided
What direction am I headed towards?
Like Time Traveling Back to the 1950s
A place stuck in time
Walking Through the Fog Without Sticking My Thumb Out
An ode to the prairie
Oasis on the prairie
What the Hell Am I Doing Here?
I’m trying to stop asking that question
How much of your life do they rule?
Writer On Foot Getting Bread
What the heck does that mean?
Magic Carpet Cleaner, the Dog Turd and the Beholder
Three short essays on beauty
What do you believe in?
Blessing a Nuclear Bomb
On the nature and art of blessing
Potato Chips and Jesus
How my atheist mother forced me to go to church
The Donkey Dick
On the power of words
Looking Directly Into the Sun
And other things I’m not supposed to say
The Best Way to Awaken in the Morning
Without birdsong the universe would collapse
Umbrellas and Sunscreen
A story about walking in the rain
One of My Favorite Holidays
And it has almost nothing to do with football
My Quest to Understand Female Energy
It’s been a long, unfinished journey
I Am the Son of a War Refugee
How I snuck into America inside my mother’s belly
Crazy Horse Races
Can we learn something from a dead Native American warrior?
I Don’t Know What Writer’s Block Is…
And that’s a lie
The Gift of Cancer
How on Earth can cancer be a gift?
Opa the Bread Thrower
Memories of Heidelberg
On Judgment and the Homeless Man
There is a better way
Listening Without Thinking
Some relationship advice
Abundance Is Giving
On the true nature of abundance
How Crazy Horse Treated Refugees
Some Native American wisdom to ponder today