Memories of My First year in California

Atop Horseback My favorite place was on horseback. My family had just moved from Hawaii to California. It was a hard time. Mom and dad were separated. My brother was recently deceased. We no longer had a nice house and had to live in low-income apartments with peeling paint and questionable plumbing. My older sisters went straight to high school,…

Mosquito

Another post about Mosquito Spring is here and, soon, Summer will be upon us. Brace yourself. The how-to repel mosquitoes posts will soon in your date your social media. (Uh, I guess this one as well) You’ll see posts about what to plant in your garden that will surely repel mosquitoes. There will be posts about concoctions that you can…

Nothing

This post is about nothing They say you should write about what you know. Nothing. Nothing is the answer to that. I know nothing. I don’t even know who “they” are. There is a Farside Cartoon that shows a middle-aged woman standing in the doorway of a darkened room with light illuminating her from behind. She is looking at a…