My western sojourn is complete. The thing that impressed me most about Livermore, and its neighbor Pleasanton, CA, is that both towns’ main streets have shops with life-sized fiberglass horses out front. […]


Somebody told me that the place we call “California” was actually real and, as we have supposed upon surveying the news that emanates from there, not fictional. So I decided to check […]

Pink horror

Why do people occasionally enjoy having the bejesus scared out of themselves by watching horror movies? Maybe it’s a way to relieve stress or to recall vague, primal memories of being hunted. […]