I’m riding my bike along West Cliff, a beautiful bluff overlooking the Monterey Bay. I do this pretty regularly. I love my bike. I love the bay. You never know what you’re going to see. Whales? Otters? Dolphins? Lately, there have been tons of shore birds. They...
I apologize for any typos! Writing this a a picnic table. The sun is going down! About a week ago, Dixie dreamed that she was dealing with a landscape company where you could choose a favorite landscape—cactus and rocks, pine trees, suburban, what have you—and the...
We’ve only been on the road eleven days and it seems simultaneously like the farewell party our improv students at the Fun Institute threw for us was just yesterday and last year. We’ve bird watched in Arroyo Seco, were special guests at a pachanga my brother and his...
I once had someone say to me, “If I had a room like that, I could write a novel too.” It wasn’t someone I knew, a friend of a friend, I’m proud to say; I like to think none of my friends would say something so foolish. “Really?” I wanted to say, “you think the room’s...
I wouldn’t qualify as a Trekky, but as a kid, I watched the first half of every single Star Trek episode. It came on at dinner time. As we were not a family that watched TV during dinner, it meant I was torn away from the TV before I ever found out how the...
Lucky me! The faboo Bookshop Santa Cruz has agreed to host the book launch for “Rest Home Runaways” on Thursday, August 21st, at 7:30. I will be reading a short excerpt from the book, answer whatever questions you throw at me, and do some signing. I feel so grateful...
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“Perfect Little Worlds” Book Launch August 16, 2018
Bookshop Santa Cruz
1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA
Tues & Wed evenings
Want to rev up your writing? This Salon series gets you putting pen to paper. Memoir and fiction writers are welcomed.
Saturday Morning Live with The Fun Institute, every Saturday morning at Broadway Playhouse, 526 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA. 95061
Info at funinstitute.com