Reunion

Reunion

 Hi PJ, I wanted you to know that I just finished your book and enjoyed it very much. You always had such fun with words and this was still was very evident in Stashes. There was a combination of complexity and playfulness that reminded me of the Patti I used to know....
Beer Olympics

Beer Olympics

Everyone has secrets: some large, some small, some devastating, some exact. Some would pin you to the wall or land an ‘innocent’ in jail. Everyone has secrets: from their family, from their spouse, from themselves. It was a key learning point to my novel...
Jeanie’s Just Jealous

Jeanie’s Just Jealous

Jeanie’s Just Jealous, a picture book by PJ Colando   1: Daddy scoops his girls into a hug and says, “I love you both.”   2:  Emma stays tight when Jeanie lets go… 3:  Vexed, Jeanie crosses her arms and taps her toe.   4:  Daddy winks: “Jeanie’s just...
Irvine Meadows Amphitheater

Irvine Meadows Amphitheater

The amphitheater signage has been replaced and soon the razing of the superfine outdoor musical arena will start. Dusty yellow megaton Caterpillars will crawl about the natural bowl of the earth to imbibe all man-made materials: gobble, gobble, chomp. The hills will...