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FOUND Magazine #8

I love the photo of the girl who is representing me on the staff page. Get your new issue.

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My writing coffee mugs

Writing Mug #1 Tracey Emin’s “It’s What I’d Like To Be,” gift from my friend Writing Mug #2 Bortero Mug from Colombia, gift from my Tia Gloria *incense burner, gift from a yoga student. burning lavender oil.

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Van Gogh Birthday Envelopes

Cheryl Strayed recently celebrated her birthday, and I decided to make her birthday envelopes. I wanted to make her a gift because her Dear Sugar columns and her two books light up my life. To view the envelopes, go here. … Continue reading

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Writing I Like: Melissa Chadburn

Melissa Chadburn grew up and currently lives in Los Angeles. I really like her writing and I really like her. She’s a hardworking, talented, kind, big hearted person. I’m grateful LA is lucky enough to have such a beautiful writer in … Continue reading

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Links to Writing and LA Events

Sometimes I get pretty excited about all the good writing that’s on the internet and Los Angeles literary happenings and want to share them with you. WRITING I LIKE Here Are Some Stories Seth Likes. Seth has a space on … Continue reading

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Against the Stream: a little about the book and center

For four years, I’ve meditated on and off at Noah Levine’s Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society and just this week finished Levine’s book Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual Revolutionaries. Noah Levine’s punk background and personal experience influences the way … Continue reading

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My Difficultly with Cope’s Yoga Memoir

It took me awhile but I finished Stephen Cope’s Yoga and The Quest For the True Self. Then it took me awhile to write about the book because I didn’t like it as much as I had hoped. Stephen Cope was a … Continue reading

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