Hello to the world

This is my first web log entry. I'm excited about the prospect of speaking to many thousands and sharing ideas, thoughts, poems, controversies, headaches, and other important things. I hope this becomes well-received, but if not, so be it. Some ideas and poems and doubts can be troublesome.

We need more trouble in this world--not the trouble we get, but the thoughtful, purposeful trouble that comes from having a vision, a clarity of issues, or even just a stubbed toe. As part of the many fields of interest and work, I'm also editor of Xispas Magazine, an online Chicano magazine of politics, culture, and art.

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