From the monthly archives: January 2012

We’ve got plans to cook a Tri-Tip Roast for Sunday Dinner. I cook the roast; Annette will make the gravy. Hmmm…how to proceed? We have recipes in our heads for both, but we’re always searching for something new, something better. The gravy is especially nagging on her mind. How to make it different? Unusual? Memorable? […]

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The Hoarder, Dorian Gray

January 23, 2012 by

Nettie and I took our morning walk the other day, and came upon a disturbing sight. From a distance, nothing seemed amiss with the car. A few papers on the dash. A discarded coffee cup. A messy person, we presumed.               A few steps closer, though, the trash asserts […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 7

January 16, 2012 by

Hello All, Today, I’m posting Chapter 7 of High Pocket. It’s a short chapter and a brutal one emotionally for Jake and for Sandy. A confrontation…and a challenge. A challenge neither one can turn away from. Let me know how you like it. Cheers, fz Chapter 7 It took us about half and hour to clear […]

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What is art? Yeah, that old question came up again in my mind, this time at the Getty Center. Certainly part of what makes something art, it seems to me, is the emotional investment the artist makes in the thing itself. This investment is conveyed to the viewer through the object, whatever it is…painting, sculpture, […]

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First Day of 2012

January 2, 2012 by

okay, okay, it’s new years day the food is eaten, the old year beaten and we are on our way   but where to this time around? up? down? win? lose? is it we who choose?   some days yes, some days no   so here’s me, wishing you, the things you need be the […]

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