new year, new poem published – ARDOR Literary Magazine

Happy New Year. Yesterday, a new poem appeared in a new journal, ARDOR Literary Magazine. My poem, “C&H at Carquinez Strait” appears on page 17, but I encourage you to spend time with the whole issue. ARDOR’s layout and design … Continue reading

Pollen season

The temperature is a glorious 68º, there is not a cloud in the sky, and sun’s warmth beckons everyone outdoors. I tried sitting outside to read tonight, but the yellow breeze blew back. Pollen season is in full swing when … Continue reading

The Quarter Acre Farm and Farm Fresh NC

From The Avid Reader (local Davis bookshop) From Amazon From Borders Two friends have recently published books that feed right into (pun intended) the de rigueur locavore food craze sweeping the nation. The authors are on opposite coasts, but I … Continue reading

Alt Transportation

I’ve started a new Flickr set for the unusual modes of transportation I see around Davis. Coming from the east coast (and the South), I’m amazed by the number of people who use longboard skateboards as actual transportation. And then … Continue reading