A Return to The Cowboy Cabaret

Earlier this year, I took part in the Sarasolo Festival’s workshop to develop a one-person show. The concept for “The Cowboy Cabaret” had been rolling around in my head for awhile, and throughout the Spring I performed stripped down versions of it at The Starlite Room and The Gator Club. …

This Spaceship Earth – A Call to Action for the Final Episode of Renaissance SRQ

During its 2 year run, Renaissance SRQ offered discussions on how to achieve a greater sense of Sustainability, Resilience, and Quality of Life. The final show included a challenge by revisiting some guests from a previous episode. Now that futurist David Houle and planetary ethicist Tim Rumage have released their book This …

Becoming a Breather

A friend I know who I thought would never quit smoking recently has, but he says he didn’t quit, he simply became a non-smoker. His strong-willed work ethic wouldn’t allow him to become a quitter, so he just became something else. Whenever a craving would rise, he would remind himself …

A New Start for my 45th Year

For my 45th birthday, I’m giving myself a thorough rebranding. For the last several years, I’ve been occasionally blogging and tweeting under the name of InkenSoul, based on a word I created when I was drinking with Peter Jenkins, author of A Walk Across America, after chasing my wanderlust to …