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Ho Ho Ho!

Life is tough on a mother raising two kids, without a father!  So she ruled my brother and me with an iron fist!  490 more words

Short Stories


Sitting on the sofa on a Sunday afternoon,
Going to the candidates debate.
Laugh about it, shout about it
When you’ve got to choose
Every way you look at this you lose. 1,882 more words

Alcohol And The 60's

Big Sur Stories Part 1

The audio file below was debuted at the Big Sur Stories Launch party, held October 25, 2015 at the Big Sur Grange.

It is a sound collage consisting of narratives detailing when residents first fell in love with Big Sur and decided to relocate to the area. 71 more words


Big Sur Stories Part 2

Here’s the second audio file that played at the Big Sur Stories Launch party, held October 25, 2015 at the Big Sur Grange.

Another beguiling sound collage, its highlights include the time whole hippie community was flattened by a resident’s bulldozer, recollections of the epic flood of ’72—which found the larger-than-life Walter Trotter’s heroic (and entertaining) efforts in trying to save the Coast Gallery—interviewees’ thoughts on Big Sur’s uncertain future, and much much  more! 61 more words


9 Counterculture Icons who Defined an Era

We take a lot of things for granted in today’s world.

The right to say what we like, the right of women to take part in the workforce, the right to make lifestyle choices outside of a 9-5 career or military service, the right of African-Americans to have any form of freedom or meaningful, self-determined existence at all, and the right to raise our middle fingers at the pre-written script society has laid out for us, if we choose to do so. 1,970 more words


Review: Just Another Sheep #1

I got an early look at a new book from Action Lab Entertainment that will be hitting soon, so I want to give everyone a chance to get in where they fit in, and make sure you aren’t on the outside looking in, like all the squares. 407 more words


Kali Ma (and the Moon)

Astrologers are saying a lot of letting go with this Libra New Moon today – a closing of the lunar eclipse from the end of September. 70 more words