Monthly Archives: February 2013

DISRESPECT ROYALTY: LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY VERY FIRST JOB

Downtown Stockton CA was a little slice of foreign wonder for me as a fifteen-year-old. Skid Row life was seedy and edgy and made me think of places out on the East Coast, where I had yet to go. I … Continue reading

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HOW TO EMBARRASS YOURSELF IN A THREE-STAR PARISIAN RESTAURANT

Those of you who follow my posts on traveling in Europe already know that I prefer cozy, family-run restaurants.  We’ve tried the gastronomique route, with all the foam and inventive cooking techniques imaginable.  And it isn’t always easy when two of your … Continue reading

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LITTLE GREEN MEN: Part 3

Dear Reader:  Thanks for waiting.  Here comes the conclusion (so go read Parts 1 & 2 if you’re just stumbling across this story now…) RELATIVITY, A MATTER OF PERCEPTION ‘There’s obviously more to it than I thought.” Hunt and Laurel … Continue reading

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LITTLE GREEN MEN: Part 2

Dear Reader, be sure to read the first installment before continuing… THE DISCOVERY Heather was pleased.  Someone was finally taking her seriously. It didn’t happen often anymore, certainly rarely since she had left her closest friend Robin last spring.  Her mother had insisted … Continue reading

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LITTLE GREEN MEN: A Whimsical Woodland Adventure

Writers such as Charles Dickens used to publish their stories and novels in serial form, so readers looked forward to the next installment, and paid for more newspapers and journals.  See what you think…here’s Part One of a short story, then watch for another and … Continue reading

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ON THE TRAIL OF GERMAN GHOSTS

Now don’t get me started on whether ghosts exist.  Frankly, I don’t care who believes what.  All I can write about are those specters I’ve personally experienced, and I am convinced German ghosts are the best.  So let’s see what you think… 31 October of … Continue reading

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