New from Bacho Press
Haiku verses in homage to my superstar dog, whom I followed around the parks and gardens of Portland much like a devotee of the great Matsuo Basho in his day.
Since the publication in 2014 of An Uncommon Cancer Journey, I have branched out in various writing endeavors: memoir, social justice journalism, and especially music. The venues include Oregon Humanities, Street Roots, and Oregon ArtsWatch. You can check them out in the website’s Articles section.
This is a story of healing, not only from “terminal” cancer but also of a marriage in trouble, and the adventure encountered by two determined and committed people along the way.
My migration from the world of audiology and noise effects to a much different kind of writing is nearly complete. As my swan song I published “Occupational Hearing Loss from Non-Gaussian Noise” as a monograph in Seminars in Hearing last summer. And now I’ve responded to the pull toward writing about a variety of non-technical interests. You can find my work in various Oregon publications, most frequently in Oregon ArtsWatch, where I’ve interviewed several musicians and playwrights and written some reviews.
September of 2018 marks my move from Portland back to Ashland. While I’ve enjoyed the cultural opportunities, great restaurants, and wonderful friends I’ve made in Portland, Ashland will be my forever home. The natural beauty, the sense of community, and my old friends have never stopped calling me back.