Category Archives: Columbus Circle

Day 4 Meditation Challenge: Bring the Noise

One of the things about a new habit is you don’t know what to expect along the way. The habit I am cultivating is meditating daily at the same time. Last night, I sat in my usual spot at 11:30 PM. Already, it was half an hour later than I like but I wanted to […]

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The End of the World? The Columbus Circle of Time: December 21, 2012.

“You know,” Luisa said. “This isn’t the only Mayan game that involves time travel.” “It’s a Mayan game?” Beatriz said. “From what we can tell,” said Diego. “I would like to know more about these Maya people,” Columbus’ son said. “They must have been very smart if they were able to build such incredible structures.” […]

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New Mayan Calendar Found. The World – Surprisingly – Won’t End in 2012.

On the wall of a tiny structure buried under forest debris in Guatemala, archaeologists have discovered a scribe’s notes about the Maya lunar calendar, which they say could be the first known records by an official chronicler of this ancient civilization.” That’s according to an article in this month’s Scientific American. This news was all over the Interwebs since […]

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Happy Birthday: 49 Things I’m Thankful For

I just celebrated a birthday and wanted to thank everyone who wished me the best. I am without a doubt, one of the luckiest people ever, and thought I would share the following list of things I am so grateful for. Kristen. The love of my life who puts up with me every day. She […]

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The Columbus Circle of Time: Diego Plays Tzolk’in Again

Monday, October 14, 2019 1125am “I have to go,” Diego said. Without waiting for an answer, he raced out of the kitchen, up the stairs to his bedroom, where he sat at his desk, pulled on the translucent EyeStorms, and went back to the jungle. He pushed aside the shady undergrowth and raced ahead through […]

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Kicking Ass in the Year of the Rabbit – January Report

The Year of the Rabbit isn’t over yet. It ends on January 23rd. Then we enter the very exciting and predicted-to-be tumultuous Year of the Dragon. So get ready for a wild ride. Spiritual master Sri Sri Ravi Shankar says this is the year of happiness. 2013, he says, will be the year of victory. […]

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Using Your Bloody Red-Eyed Insomnia to Get Things Done

I had two good friends make suggestions on what I should blog about and I liked what they suggested, so here’s the first post for my good friend Laura Thanks to X’s “Nausea” for inspiring my title.over at Learning Catalan. Second, I decide what I’m going to accomplish: I sometimes wish I could be one […]

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Kicking Ass in the Year of the Rabbit: August Debriefing

August marks the eighth month of 2011. It marks the seventh month of my tracking progress toward my goals (I started in February because I hate January with all its empty goal-setting, it’s my birthday, and this year, was the start of the Year of the Rabbit). After a summer that took us from Brooklyn […]

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Kicking Ass in the Year of the Rabbit: June-July Debriefing

Dear Friends – The last coupla month were tremendous. I didn’t write anything in June then July raced by and here I am (uh, late) telling you what got DONE. After school ended, we were upstate at Schroon Lake, then we dropped Alejandro at camp in Pennsylvania, raced up to Seneca Lake Wine Country, then […]

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SF+F OWW: Columbus Circle of Time is an Editor’s Choice

I am proud to say the first four chapters of The Columbus Circle of Time were chosen as an Editor’s Choice on the Science Fiction and Fantasy Online Writer’s Workshop. When I heard at the end of last month, I couldn’t believe it but when the review came in I couldn’t stop smiling. Here’s a […]

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