On December 13, 2008, I sat on a chilly stage with my classmates waiting for the moment my name would be called and puppy raiser Heather Findley would tell her experiences bringing up a tiny, willful black Lab named Hedy. Then I would be assisted to the podium where Heather
Dear Ones, For a change, I’m early. Actually, I’m very late. I didn’t tell you I published a new book in March. It is called “And This Is How I Lived,” and is 45 of my favorite stories from 10 books published by Earthen Vessel in the last 25 years.
Hedy and I were out walking this afternoon in the drizzle that made the air smell fresh and wonderful. I could practically feel all of Lake County letting out a collectively held breath in a sigh of relief. And harvest has come. I’ve been preparing peaches and cooking apples and
Ingenuity, Innovation, and No Dead Ends: Microcurrent, UHF, Radio Paging, and the Pomona Drags the inventions and discoveries of Dr. Thomas W. Wing The book my dad wanted me to write is now in print, available even before his birthday, July 22. It was my heart’s desire to have it
For the past two years, Lake County has made the national news filling TV screens with the fiercest fires in California’s recent history. We were edgy and nervous when, this summer, we started getting red flag warnings of conditions for highest risk of fires. We did have a few, but