One of my favorite books by one of my favorite authors…
From the Amazon summary:
“The Time It Never Rained was inspired by actual events, when the longest and most severe drought in living memory pressed ranchers and farmers to the outer limits of courage and endurance.”–Elmer Kelton
Rio Seco was too small to […]
My Father’s Day present request… only 28 made The Knights of the Round Table II by ROger Dubuis. More here.
“Neglected and Abused Children” by Winslow Homer
It is time for tar and feather — literally as the kids say. From The Washington Post:
Would you call 911 if you saw a child sitting in a car parked outside a store, alone, engrossed in a video game?
Or a 9-year-old playing alone at a […]
Tapestry Victory of Truth Over Heresy
The eldest son had an assignment for AP European History requiring a trip to The Getty Center. Great day for some art.
Blizzard of Aaaaahhhs. It’s been hawt here in SoCal.
Elephant seals along the Pacific Coast Highway south of Big Sur.
The view of the Bay from former WW2 gun emplacements at Marin Headlands.
Chocolate chip cookie dough sundae from Ghirardelli Square
Avenue of the Giants… parallel to the Eel River and U.S. 101 in Humboldt County, California. Giant redwoods… ’nuff said.
The New York Times had this brilliant op-ed today on Domestic Violence from Sara Shoener, a newly-minted Columbia Ph.D:
Ibegan my research in 2011, the year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that more than one-third of American women are assaulted by an intimate partner during their lives. I talked to women in […]