The Tao of Zack
Zack, just released from the hospital after his third suicide attempt, is heading off to Columbus, Ohio with a girl he met in AA two months ago. Two equally miserable, desperate heroin addicts fleeing the hostile desert, seeking a fresh start. He has no money, no job, no teeth in his upper jaw, no real life, no clear path forward. He will exchange one hopeless life for another.
For the Fun of It
Digital photography has been both blessing and curse for amateur photographers. It makes excellent photography truly accessible to the masses. But the seemingly endless array of cameras, lenses, gadgets, options, editing programs, and good advice can be intimidating. Even worse, with 7.6 billion people on the planet there are so many gifted professional photographers and so much truly wonderful photography in every media outlet it's hard not to feel discouraged before you begin.
If the Shoe Fits
I didn’t recognize the number, but something made me pick up. “Dani? It’s Helen, Millie’s friend.” A dark cloud engulfed me when my godmother died in a hit and run accident last month. I’d been working hard to lighten up, but things weren’t exactly going my way. Just the mention of her name triggered a tsunami of sadness.