The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mount...

17th Apr, 2012

– I’ve never been much of a sucker for flowers. Ultimately they start to wilt, no matter how often you trim the ends. Inevitably they end up in the trash…

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Thoughts and Photos from Occupy London

19th Dec, 2011

– I visited Occupy London on an unseasonably warm and sunny day in late October. In a paradox that is no doubt indicative of who I am, I stopped off…

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The Marin Art Festival

24th Aug, 2011

I feel sorry for people who have normal friends. I’m sure befriending normal people has its merits. It must be nice to go out to a restaurant without having to…

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A little tenderness, for Japan

12th May, 2011

There are times, when I travel, that I see behavior that makes me want to scream. Like yesterday morning, when a gaggle of young, mobile, healthy tourists refused to get…

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The Jacksonville Garage Sale

2nd Oct, 2009

It’s my firm belief that there’s a gene that determines whether or not you like to bargain shop. I happen to have it. My husband does not. To me, there…

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