From the monthly archives: October 2012

High Pocket – Chapter 19

October 29, 2012 by

Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 19 of High Pocket. In this chapter, an accident at the mine and a late night visit by Robert changes everything for Jake and the retrieval plan. Cheers, fz Chapter 19 I had a two week topside assignment hauling rough-sawn eight-by-eight timbers around on a forklift and filling up a […]

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Lobsters In The Window

October 22, 2012 by

Many, many years ago, I was the Editor of the UCLA literary journal, Westwind. One of my delightful “duties” was to invite a poet of my choice to visit the campus for a poetry reading. My favorite poet at that time was W.D. Snodgrass, not a familiar name to those who are not poets, poetry […]

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Imagining Your First Car

October 15, 2012 by

I bought my first car when I was 15 ½ in 1966. It was a 1949 Plymouth wagon, listed for $75 in the Valley Green Sheet. I had only $52 that I’d saved up after many months of door-to-door soliciting jobs selling cameras and magazines in sleazy apartment buildings in Hollywood. It was rough days for […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 18

October 8, 2012 by

Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 18 of High Pocket. In this chapter, all hope seems lost for Jake, Sandy, and Mary when Olner’s production crew begins its assault on the 3800′ Level. Cheers, fz Chapter 18   My shift had changed again as November began and I was back to working days. ‘Course days or […]

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CSN Redux

October 1, 2012 by

Friday Night. Santa Barbara Bowl. Crosby Stills & Nash. Perfect weather. It was Nettie’s birthday gift. 7th Row Center. Amazing seats. For me, it was my first time seeing them. For Nettie, it was seeing them again after forty years… She was a CSN groupie. She saw them five nights in a row at the […]

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