Writing Lessons from the Healing Temple

Asclepius

In 1939, Henry Miller traveled to Greece.  War was threatening, so he didn’t delay.  He describes his sabbatical year in a memoir called “The Colossus of Maroussi”: “I never knew the meaning of peace until I arrived in Epidaurus.” Miller’s description of his visit to the ancient healing site at Epidaurus, infected me like a […]

E-Post from the Edge

edge of the earth

Last week I left you with a ship hanging precariously over the edge of the known world.  On board were the mavericks Herman Melville and Helen Keller.  Joining them is the American writer and iconoclast, Henry Miller: “One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things.” Now he tells us!  With […]

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