Tag: memoir

Memoir Now Available for Purchase!

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My memoir, “Never Give Up: Buddhism, Family & Schizophrenia,” is now available for purchase on Create Space. Please click here if you would like to order it directly from their website. My memoir will be available for purchase from Amazon in 3-5 business days, so sometime next week. I’m really happy I was able to […]

Never Give Up

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I’ve been working on copying and pasting my manuscript text into the formatted document provided by Create Space. I finished most of it this week, and have started making minor edits and fixing the endnotes. I believe I will be able to finalize my manuscript next week after which I will submit it to Create […]

Memoir Will Be Published with Amazon’s Create Space!

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“Don’t be dependent on anyone – this is my sentiment. We each have to strengthen and develop ourselves through our own efforts. We must never surrender to any foe or difficulty. We must be fearless. This is the true spirit of self-reliance.”  – SGI President Daisaku Ikeda After reading this quote yesterday, I realized that I […]

Praying for My Own Happiness

I’m visiting my parents in Colorado this week and so far it’s been very relaxing. It’s also been snowy and very cold! Quite a change from the sunny, 70 degree weather in California. Looking out the family room window into the backyard, the side streets, and the houses behind us, I wonder what it would […]

New Memoir! Life as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic

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Peace Corps Dominican Republic: A Quixotic Way of Life in a Mas o Menos World.  Un cargo para la vida, una busqueda por sentido, un trabajo de voluntad. A charge for life, a search for meaning, a work of will. Since my current memoir manuscript is in the hands of my editor until late January, […]