From the monthly archives: March 2012

I live on the edge of Calabasas. The word, by the way, means pumpkins in Spanish. I’ve lived here for 35 years and never knew that. I’d also never visited the Leonis Adobe Museum just a couple of miles from my house on the Calabasas border with Woodland Hills, which is my hometown. I went […]

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I’m not making up that title, Orchidelic. The Sixties was the theme of this year’s annual international orchid show I went to on Friday at the Earl Warren Showgrounds (yes, that Earl Warren). There were plenty of 60s flashbacks waiting for me inside the show tents where Sixties-themed exhibits and exhibitors showed off their Cymbidium, […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 9 of High Pocket. It’s a pivotal chapter in which Sandy reveals to Jake and Mary the secret that has embittered his heart and possessed his dreams. Cheers, fz Chapter 9   We sat there a while, neither of us speaking until finally Mary dried her eyes and straightened up. […]

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A Day At The Races

March 5, 2012 by

Netty and I went to Santa Anita Racetrack with friends recently. The moment we entered the gate and approached the paddock, an array of images and memories (real and imagined) came rushing at me. The grandeur of the graceful architecture, the beauty of the San Gabriel Mountains, the elegance of the Turf Club, and of […]

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