Many mentors have guided me, but this is the quote I keep by my desk, written on a card and given to me by the late, sweet angel of a writer, Rick Fields:
Achieving the clarity that Orwell encourages remains a life’s work. I’ve often been inspired to continue the struggle by this, from Antonio Machado:
I have recently added several new essays to the website.
Also see Tyee, for essays and book excerpts.
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