50 Things At 50

I’m turning 50 this week. I woke up and suddenly have been around for half a century. And that feels old. This birthday is a tough one. All birthdays are, since I lost my parents, who (as an only child … Continue reading

5 Things I Learned in Monterey

I just came back from a trip to Monterey. Nominally vacation—but actually research—the trip was phenomenal. Monterey, made famous by Steinbeck and Stevenson and a magnate for artists and dreamers for more than a century; both rural and urban, town and … Continue reading