The Return of Travel

The Return of Travel

Back in the day when we were working stiffs, my husband and I enjoyed Sundays as a day of rest. It was our habit to settle with a mug of coffee and several muffins, sided with fruit, and enjoy a leisurely read of three (!) Sunday papers: the LA Times, The Orange...
The Cult of Apple Refined

The Cult of Apple Refined

I’ve been a card-carrying member of the Apple tribe since 1984, back when there were floppy discs. By card carrying I mean I’ve forked over massive amounts of cash to purchase the out-of-the-box-ready-to-use Apple via credit card… I must confess that...
Fairy Tale Terms Infuse My Prose

Fairy Tale Terms Infuse My Prose

Fairy tales and folktales, we grew up reading them – or listening to them when we were toddlers. They seemed mere amusement but often had political overtimes from their times (note the date included with each entry). Stories we grow up hearing take root in our...
Writing New Year Resolutions

Writing New Year Resolutions

Last year was a milder version of ‘the pits’ of 2019-20. We weren’t as blindsided and terrified as we were in March 2019 when the statewide order to ‘shelter in place’ was fresh. We’d learned that Covid was transmitted via the air...