I began this blog over 6 years ago, during the depths of the recession. With time on my hands it was one of many ways I stayed busy. Alas, in my feast or famine profession, things have flipped around, and now the reverse is true, which, I guess, is a better thing. A few months ago,… Read More The Blog Returns with The Ultimate Walk
Maintaining a blog is a lot of work. But it also a labor of love, and sometimes, the juice to write and compose pieces is simply not there, and that’s been the case for me the last few months. But I have been keeping a list of topics I’d like to write about, and am… Read More Palm Springs- Where The Grass is Sometimes Greener
During the past year, I have described travels down a single street, and the changes one encounters along the way. We traveled from the bottom of Market Street to the top, and journeyed up Polk Street from one end to the other. I took that up again last week, getting out for a trek along… Read More The Taylor and Jones Shimmee
My navigator, a friendly sounding woman housed within my I-Phone, had told me my destination was on the left. I looked………and it was a 7-11. I had already gotten lost once in the Phoenix sprawl, and this was definitely not the library I was looking for. She had directed me to a branch library, and… Read More Gimme Shelter- A Southwest Road Trip : Arizona
Last spring, I went for a walk. A new resident of the East Bay. Still in the shadow of the recession , I had some time on my hands, and a desire to get away and explore, however mundane. On this day, I was in downtown Oakland, at Oakland City Hall, at the foot of… Read More Walking Across the Metropolis- 23 Miles on San Pablo Ave.