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No surprise the weather wasn’t ideal on the north coast of California in September.  But I was still looking for it.  And the south coast is pretty damn reliable. 448 more words



The sun has yet to rise above the horizon. Stars peak out behind branches. A transparent cloud eclipses the quarter moon creating an effervescent glow. I want to stare at it for days. 774 more words


PTS Presents DIRECTOR'S CHAIR with John D. Hancock


Podcasting Them Softly is thrilled to present a discussion with filmmaker John D. Hancock! John is the director of the 70’s horror classic Let’s Scare Jessica to Death, the highly acclaimed baseball drama Bang the Drum Slowly with Robert De Niro and Michael Moriarity, Baby Blue Marine with Jan-Michael Vincent, the cult classic California Dreaming, family holiday favorite Prancer, and the prison drama Weeds with Nick Nolte. 146 more words

Film Review

The Pink Paisley Shirt

First of all, we started this time-traveling experiment from a safe place. Let’s get that straight. We were a rag-tag motley group, strays including a few semi-potty-trained dogs roaming around outside (because I’m obsessed with that stuff). 941 more words


How the mist filled the valley in the morning with the light coming through

Though it’s a Saturday there’s no one at the lake, just some birds on the shore bathing, a kids’ soccer game with shouting in the distance but it’s muted, it goes in and out with the wind. 575 more words


Grounding Gravity

42nd Trial:  Keeping that which grounds me a part of my daily habits

Weekly Hours Spent Writing or in the Pursuit of Plot: 1hr… 297 more words