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American Heroes & Heroines -Hubert Harrison

Chances are you have never heard of someone named Hubert Harrison.  Until recently, I know I never had. I’d like to introduce you to a truly remarkable person in our own American history. I came across him in a strange way.  Somehow I clicked onto a page on Google that was about a black man […]

Traveling to a New America – Determination

“Traveling to a New America“, the latest book by writer James Hilgendorf, has taken center stage in the author’s national Facebook journey towards a new and renewed America. Hilgendorf states: “There’s so much division, chaos, and anger in our country right now, but as I give talks and meet people, I feel that something new […]

Stars & Suns & Who Are We?

The star Betelgeuse burns brightly, heading towards its death a million years from now – giant of a sun, broad as our solar system, dwarfing our own sun, red and glowering, filled with anger and hate, a monstrosity beyond our imagining, where we are nothing, the corridors and streets of our hometowns and small towns […]

Where Are We Headed?

We’re headed for a crackup. People crack up when they have two distinct irreconcilable competing personalities functioning  within the same bodily self. This is who we are.  America – split down the middle. Past and future, strung out over a catastrophic present. Not only America, but the world.  A retreat into familiar, dead poses. I […]

Flowers Blooming in America

Flowers blooming all across America.  A new world. Past, present, and future – voices unfolding in a chorus of joy. Elizabeth and I are holding talks, readings, and conversations everywhere we go – creating a dialogue about the future of our country. On our way, we are creating stunning photo-poems of hope and inspiration. The […]

A New America, Awakening

TRAVELING TO A NEW AMERICA A personal journey to a new dream of America. For the past two years, I’ve been holding talks and readings, both in-person and online; interviewing people in different locations and on the street; posting articles and blogs; and writing books – all with the aim of calling forth a new […]

AI & The World of the Heart

Automation is expanding in our world.  It is replacing workers and destroying  jobs.  It is beginning to radically change our ideas of work and the economy. Advancing in tandem with automation is its offspring, artificial intelligence, or AI. People talk of the “singularity”, or point when computers might become more intelligent than human beings.  This […]

Traveling to a New America – Sebastopol, CA

Last night, I presented a reading from one of my books, “A New Myth for America”, at Coffee Catz in Sebastopol, California, as part of “Traveling to a New America“. This year and next, I’m traveling to towns and cities all across America, meeting people, giving talks and readings, and holding discussions about the future […]

A New Myth for America – Centerpiece of Traveling to a New America

“A New Myth for America”, a book of renewal and hope amid the chaos, divisiveness, and loss of hope invading America, has become the centerpiece of a national journey by author James Hilgendorf, called “Traveling to a New America“. Hilgendorf has been traveling up and down the West Coast of the United States, from Portland, […]

Traveling to a New America – Taos, New Mexico

Taos, New Mexico. This week, “Traveling to a New America” stopped in Taos, New Mexico, at SOMOS – the Society of the Muse of the Southwest – where I gave a reading from one of my books, “A New Myth for America“, and held a discussion afterwards with a small group from the audience about […]