From the monthly archives: July 2012

We’re all watching them. Or we’re all avoiding watching them. Either way, it’s a universal phenom this summer…the 2012 Olympic Games. Nettie and I considered going to merry old London for the event. It is the place of my birth after all (England, I mean, not London specifically.) But then we reconsidered when we carefully […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 15 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Jake meets up with Ben to celebrate Jake’s 30th birthday. Over Bison Burgers and plenty of drinks Jake does a lot of growing up when he learns about the risks Ben is willing to take to make big money at the Homestake, and […]

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Sunday morning and what am I doing? Making gazpacho soup. I’ve done it many times, and I typically combine a few recipes I have in my head depending on how I’m feeling on a given day. And I love it. Sometimes it gets effervescent. I’m not sure how I introduce that quality. I suspect it’s […]

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Compass and Direction

July 8, 2012 by

Netty and I spent July 4th on our friend’s 45′ sailboat in Marina Del Rey. Jim’s actually the person who “launched” my fascination over a decade ago with the idea of learning to sail and taking the helm one day. He was new to sailing at that time and his excitement for the world of […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 14 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Jake comes over to Sandy and Mary’s house to report on his trip to the abandoned level; but when Sandy reveals the truth about his father’s involvement in the 3800 accident and rescue, Jake begins to wonder if he’s a partner in the […]

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