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Fiction - even though my thing is academic writing, I have written several fiction stories.

Spiritual Summer historical fiction coming-of-age, set in an American Hindu ashram in Los Angeles. Written as a student in the Writers Digest Fiction Writing Workshop.

Find Me at the Gates philosophical sci-fi - my life if I had not written my memoir.

Shady River pilot episode for a tv series - Love Boat with a paddle wheel and darker central plot.

Ornament of a Rock Star No More . . . or How I Killed Mickey Mouse a fictionalized story of my life at the Disney Cottages.

Steamboats.com Paddlewheel steamboat history - I started building Steamboats.com in 1998, and it now has thousands of steamboat photos and a lot of history.

What's Online at Steamboats.com - published in the S&D Reflector.


Steamboat articles published at Cruisemates.com:

Can Delta Queen return to river cruise passenger service in 2014?

Losing the Delta Queen Aug. 13, 2007.

The Delta Queen Fights Back! Nov. 2, 2007. [this article is offline]

Steamboats Round the Bend April 3, 2009.

April 2012 Marks the Return of the American River Cruise Industry October 24, 2011.
* News update - at the end of 2018, Save the Delta Queen legislation sailed through the Senate and House, and was signed by the president. The Delta Queen Steamboat Company projects the boat will be back on the rivers in 2020.


Essays published at Sedona Journal of Emergence:

Secret Order of the Tarot

The I Ching's Message for Better Leadership

Four Pillars Affirmations to Solve Collective Problems

A Sustainable Future
Pray for Peace four pillars of truth to end global warming.

World Peace in the Twenty-first Century
Pray for Peace four pillars of truth to end the war on terror.

The Future of Health Care
Pray for Peace four pillars of the future of health care.

The Pillars of Freedom
Pray for Peace four pillars to resist tyranny, based on Timothy Snyder's book, On Tyranny.

Spiritual Use
Clippings from Pray for Peace News (1996-2001) on the spiritual use of marijuana; marijuana as a gateway drug, as a threat to organized religion, and the need to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana.

Political Blog
Archive of the longrunning Pray for Peace News blog (1996-present). At first the blog focused on peace in the war on drugs, but then shifted to presidential politics during the George W. Bush Administration. Now known as Surrealist News, the blog continues to follow presidential politics.

Editor's note: There's nothing like a timeline to put the pieces together, here are a few I've made . . .

Delta Queen Corporate Timeline - history of the Delta Queen Steamboat, including every time the ownership changed hands.

Positive Thinking Timeline history of positive thinking back to ancient times.

ISKCON Timeline history of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), 1965-1999, with an emphasis on treatment of children within the organization, including opening and closing dates of various schools.

Children of ISKCON vs. ISKCON Lawsuit the lawsuit, filed in 2000, and settled in favor of the children in 2008.


My collection of genealogy research.

Muster Genealogy roots of the Muster family in America go back to the Civil War. I also trace other branches of the family.

Paula and Bill's 1951 car trip to Mexico (my parents)

Paula, the book (my mother).

Other Links

Book and movie reviews: Satanic Verses, a novel by Salmon Rushdie   |   Mulholland Drive, a movie by David Lynch   |   The Sparrow, a play by House Theatre of Chicago (2007)   |   A Serious Man, a movie by Joel and Ethan Coen (2009)   |   Universalist Radha-Krishnaism, by Steve Bohlert   |   Modern Religions: An Experimental Analysis and Exposé, by Elliot Benjamin   |   and more.

Writing Workshop - plot, point of view, find a publisher, break writer's block from my years answering people's questions about writing.

Archetype Workshop lists of archetypes, myths, and themes.

Storytelling a statement about what makes a story, drawn from a longer essay.

Dream Workshop learn about symbols, archetypes, influencing dreams, dream art, and Gestalt dream work. Natural Health
The Future of Health Care the new paradigm: prevention through healthy diet, detoxification, bodywork, exercise, and mind-body psychology.

The Dao of Posture my statement about working on my scoliosis and bad posture through natural treatments.

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) my statement about curing BPPV vertigo through natural treatments.
Link collections art books, artists and galleries, steamboat links, cult links, and more.

Interviews my talks with the media.

Abstract Surrealism Art Gallery oil, watercolor, drawings, mixed media.

Travel photos from my travels.

Real Estate Classes I teach real estate law, real estate finance and property management online through Mesa Community College (each class is worth three units in business).

Phyto-technologies my aggregation of links on the new technologies for a sustainable environment: bioremediation, phytoremediation, and mycoremediation.

Friendly Microbe Consumer Products pet supplies, pond, home, and garden, health

Videos an index of my short clips posted at Youtube.

I Ching Online online since 1998, thousands have visited to read their I Ching

Kindle Books: Learning to Flow with the Dao, Dreaming Peace, Positive Quotations, Cult Survivors Handbook, Child of the Cult, and Betrayal of the Spirit. These books are available on Amazon.com.

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