From the monthly archives: September 2011

Over the last few days, I’ve been snapping pictures of the hurricane damage folks here have sustained on the Outer Banks, North Carolina. It’s been a  few weeks since Hurricane Irene smashed into these barrier islands, and a lot of clean-up has already taken place, but there’s plenty of evidence of the mess she made […]

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I caved in. It’s as simple as that. I caved in and bought a Torro Ultra Blower Vac. My wife wanted it and pressed me. What the heck is it? It’s a leaf blower, but it also vacuums your lawn. “Vacuums your damn lawn? Are you kidding?” I said to her. “Yes. All the leaves […]

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What makes a secret fishing spot? First, you’re the only one there. Second, it’s a beautiful location. Third, you catch fish with acceptable regularity. I found such a spot the other day along the Malibu/Ventura Coast. I came upon it almost by accident. I’d driven this stretch of PCH hundreds if not thousands of times […]

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Well, it’s been a month, and as planned, here’s the second chapter of my novel, High Pocket. If you missed Chapter 1 (or if you want to look it over before continuing with this tale), just click on the word Writings on the right sidebar of this site under Site Content to display previous chapters. Thanks again […]

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