From the monthly archives: November 2014

Well, I’m pleased to report that we’re much closer to cloning the woolly mammoth. I’m kidding, of course. Not about the cloning of the mammoth, but of being pleased about it. I mean, really!? What the hell are we doing mucking around with the ancient DNA of the extinct mammoth? Scientists found a virtually intact […]

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Now comes the wind through the trees, be they palm, ash or oak, or my childhood dream, the eucalyptus.   Spacer   The foolish crow chases the great red-tailed hawk round and round in the sky as the afternoon air elevates.   Spacer   The squirrels run up, up, up into the tall palms, the […]

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I’m delighted to report that I received the answers to my questions in last week’s post. Greg, a subscriber and friend, called the telephone number on the “moldy” sign a couple of times until the responsible party finally called him back. Here’s what Greg found out: Is it a moldy sail for sale? No. Is […]

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Those words caught my eye on Saturday at the intersection of Malibu Canyon and Mulholland Highway. I wasn’t sure I was reading the yellow sign correctly. I wasn’t sure what it could mean. When I rolled to a stop at the light, the full sign came into view… It was inscrutable. Who would write such […]

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I was anticipating the holiday season this week…how can one avoid it? It’s Halloween tomorrow and Thanksgiving is the day after that, or so it seems. Christmas is already stocked on the mall shelves for God sakes! There’s no time to waste, not a moment to hesitate. And then I took a deep breath…and let […]

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