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Seattle in 1940 - Enter Marjorie Boardman...

Keith’s military service eventually lead him back to Seattle and settling in the Pacific Northwest.  As we have seen he is living on Capitol Hill in Seattle, Washington in 1940. 440 more words

Washington State

Getting the Blues -- And Loving It

Why the blues?

Why are my wife Patricia and I drawn to music found at the bottom of a shot glass, the music of the scorned and shattered? 1,066 more words

Gotta Go Gotta Flow

“It was a living self-contained theater.”
That’s how Michael Abramson described his
years photographing Peppers Hideout, Perv’s
House, the High Chaparral, the Patio Lounge,
and the Showcase Lounge on Chicago’s South… 373 more words

Issue Seven Pushcart Nominations

We’re so excited to announce our Pushcart Prize nominations for Issue Seven!

  • Kim Magowan – “This Much”
  • Kimberly Grey – “System with Some Truth”
  • Patricia Smith – “The Succumbing”
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BPD and BC partnering again: Police Citizen's Forum at BC

The Bakersfield Police Department (BPD) is a great partner of Bakersfield College.  They respond quickly to calls, and conduct professional development activities on our campus, for example, the active shooter series organized by Anthony Culpepper, Chief Counts and Amber Chiang. 467 more words

Poetry, story, podcasts and the power of telling (and listening)

I’m not alone in this: Serial turned me on to podcasts. I wasn’t entirely new to them, but it had been years since I’d listened… so many years, in fact, that despite having iPhone after iPhone, I’d never downloaded any onto that device. 1,044 more words

Poetry & Writing

James Taylor At Tanglewood on the Fourth of July

The great James Taylor was superb, as always, at Tanglewood, MA, on the Fourth of July. My wife Patricia Smith and I took the photos.