Acquiescence

Acquiescence

Venice Beach, California   Well, I guess I have to ask the question. Why do people spend so much time looking for a way to express themselves? It’s not about money. That’s for sure. Is it the challenge, an internal drive to find out what you can do, allowing it...
It Pulses

It Pulses

Upper West Side, Manhatten, NY   A subway station, Broadway and something, Upper West Side, the smell, and the wait, it’s my moment in the old. To many, the station is as familiar as the back of their hand but not to me. It’s soulful somehow and beyond, because...
My Very First

My Very First

Clandestine holiday decorations courtesy of Scott Burns and friends.    My first electric car looked like a cross between a golf cart and a Flintstone mobile. GEM (Global Electric Motorcar) is a low-speed vehicle, legal on city streets only and a top speed of 25...
Melody Crush

Melody Crush

 Analog, Magnetic Biosphere   Do songs appear in your mind for no apparent reason? For me, they creep up in pieces, materializing bit by bit, melody, lyrics, and musical hooks slowly pulling together. Yesterday morning, Be My Baby, by the Ronettes showed up, and...
Alpha and Omega

Alpha and Omega

Lovers Point, Pacific Grove, California   Here we are, a new start, spring and easter, and an egg-laying hare. I hear people say time is rushing by, but then I recall sitting through an LA traffic jam or waiting my turn for the vaccine or listening to an old...
A Thousand Generations

A Thousand Generations

Downtown Monterey, California   The direction seems to reverse, and I become an observer instead of an initiator. It happens midway before sleep falls deep, and there is still a thread of awake attached. The place where thoughts give way, make a turn and become...