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...
Dear Hulk

Dear Hulk

Dear Hulk, I’m sorry I did what I did. You were a good parakeet and very little trouble. But remember, you were thrust upon me, as, I suppose, I was thrust upon you. I’m sure life offered you few choices. I’m sorry about that. I picture you, baby budgie, being snagged...
Dear Mrs. Hinkley,

Dear Mrs. Hinkley,

Dear Mrs. Hinkley, I’m sorry that I never called on you that last time. You remember how you asked me to? How when I told you I was no longer going to clean Mr. Orland’s apartment complex for you, you asked me to “stop by” just one more time? That was quite a job you...
In Search of a Star

In Search of a Star

It’s been a long time since I’ve written in this blog. Sorry about that, dear friend. See, things are changing in my life, and as a result I’m finding myself a bit tongue-tied. Not to worry. The changes aren’t bad, and maybe changes is the wrong word. Maybe...