Lifewriting

Beginning in 1933, after the advent of the Third Reich in neighboring Germany, in Switzerland, on the shores of Lago Maggiore, on the Swiss-Italian border, an annual meeting began to take...

Perugia is a city apart, an old Etruscan fortress town perched high on a hilltop in the centre of Italy. It never joined in the hurly burly of Italian politics as...

                                 An exciting phase of my life began in May 1982 when I went to a conference...

After I graduated from Webb Schoool in the spring of 1954, before beginning Duke in the fall, I traveled to England as an exchange student, hoping to learn more about English...

After graduating from Webb in 1954. I choose to attend Duke, a Southern university, because I wanted to become a writer and was inspired by Southern writers such as Carson McCullers,...

          On 9 March 1986 in Berkeley. John went to mass in Oakland cathedral. The Bishop officiated at mass and gave a beautiful homily on the Gospel...

What are Radical Faeries? The radical faeries movement  emerged in the late 1970s, inspired by the thinking of several leaders in the gay consciousness movement including JUNGIAN psychologist Mitch Walker, philosopher...

  “CALLED OR NOT CALLED, THE GODS ARE ALWAYS PRESENT” –Motto over Jung’s front door. In late April 1975 I flew from London with my then girlfriend, Kathy, to New York...

I am recalling the glory days of “flower power” and the elation I felt in the 60s and 70s when I saw students and faculty at UC Berkeley mobilizing and creating...

                                 European Odyssey 1971-1975    In the spring of 1971 I lost my position at Sonoma...