Ancestor Worship in Contemporary Los Angeles

It has been a challenging 10 days since my last newsletter. I do indeed have a major new ghostwriting project, and that has at least temporarily alleviated a lot of my financial stress. It is a daunting task, but mostly, what is daunting is work — and I like work. Work is something that just takes time and effort and thought, and though I am fond of complaining that I have too much on my plate, I do tend to be happier when I am yoked to the plough. It makes me feel useful. Devil, idle hands, unquiet minds, Protestant work ethic, you know the drill.

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