What News?

What News?

Not sure why it took me so long to become a member of Lookout Santa Cruz. Wallace Baine would have been reason enough to do it. He’s been covering entertainment in Santa Cruz as long as I’ve been providing it: in the Sentinel, the Good Times, and now Lookout Santa...
Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness

Wow. Dixie and I just finished watching the Netflix Life on Our Planet. If you haven’t seen it, I encourage you to check out this eight-part series that took six years to make and spans the globe with some amazing footage. It also takes viewers through the five mass...
Once Upon A Time…

Once Upon A Time…

Recently on Facebook, an old college friend posted a photo of his first wedding to another of my old college friends. And when I say they are my friends, I’m talking about Facebook friends. I haven’t connected with either of them since 1980. I’m only friends with them...
Finding Solace Where You Can

Finding Solace Where You Can

Anyone who’s paying attention knows that humanity is going bonkers. But it’s hard to know who or what to blame. The internet? Hollywood? Elon Musk? Alex Jones? Those we did or didn’t vote into office? Ourselves? I dunno. But the news can really get me down. Lately,...