January 2012

Warmth

For weeks, I had been looking forward to Thursday’s barbecue lunch with Andrew. Prior to my first mouthful of moist, …

Of Human Bonding

While I was able to resist the temptation last Sunday, I can’t turn away from considering our reaction as a …

Changes

My subscribers (love you!) will have noticed a change starting today in the look and feel of what was once …

Jack Frost, Jack Straw

I’ll refrain from allowing the snow in Seattle to conscript this week’s writing, much as I’m tempted to wax poetic …

99

Heading south on 99, I thought back to a time when I got into the car for fun—no destination, no …

The New Year

Over the past few years, my family’s annual holiday excursion to Old Tony’s on the Redondo Beach Pier has become …