Orphans, Going Soft, and a Plan

This last weekend was exhausting and wonderful. I drove over 600 miles, spent Friday night sleeping in a hammock under the stars, stayed up late drinking (water for me) and talking around a fire, ate shockingly good vegetarian shepherd’s pie, and reconnected...

Orphan Reunion

This weekend is pretty exciting, but is also making me very anxious. Am I the same awkward goober that I was as a kid? Do I still make most of my decisions based on what others will think of me? I think I’ve come a long way. I feel comfortable in my skin, maybe...

The Money Song and the Wizard of Oz

Lucia got a kick out of writing Foundation songs to the tune of songs she heard in musicals and stuff. This song is to the tune of “If I Only Had a Brain” from Wizard of Oz. I am writing what I remember of it, because this is important stuff, folks....

The Thanks Series #7: Nice Cult Adults

Many of the people who joined the Foundation, or the Process, or whatever manifestation the cult was in at the time, were really very good people. They will always be individually responsible for whatever crap they wrought, but I feel like I ought to point out the...

The Thanks Series #2: Cult Orphans

This post is being published today (not Sunday) because there was some needed tweaking happening on my website. All is well (as you can see), so here’s the post. 1. Xavier Timothy Feldman. I called him Tim as we grew up together in the Foundation (cult), but he...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series