Three Months Too Long

As I write this my daughter has not seen or heard from her best friend in three months. If you've ever been around tween age girls you know this is a life time. There are many tears. Many, many tears. Sunshine did not move away. Nor is she mad at my daughter.  I miss her …

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Los Angeles Readings and What Not

Tales of a Sierra Madre

I have not lived in the town of my birth consistently since perhaps six months in 2002. Nevertheless, it calls me home in some sort of a reverse Persephone myth (my mother alas lives in the mountains near me).

And as I’m headed to the home land I realize it really is also the home to so much of my work.

On June 15th I’ll be reading here with many people I have not met. I’ll be reading a weird bizarre-esque story that seems appropriate for the evening and I finally get to meet Laura Lee Bahr in person! At King Harbor Brewing Co. In Redondo Beach at 7 pm.

On June 24th I’ll be reading with one of my favorite Los Angeles poets V. Kali! I LOVE HER WORK! And she has a full collection out at the moment. I’m kind of an out of print girl at the…

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Library Update

Well there's good news and bad news on the library front. I'm not too worried about it and I think we will al persevere just fine. Indian Valley Academy and Greenville High School and the districts that run them have decided to dissolve their partnership. My editor did a brief editorial on it: Schools head toward divorce. …