Boogying in the Aisles

Last night I attended Tony Starlight’s “AM Gold” show at the Venetian Theatre in Hillsboro, Oregon. Normally, Tony Starlight performs at his own 100-seat “Supperclub & Lounge,” but occasionally he gets out of northeast Portland and wows the audiences at a much...

Anah Kruschke

How quickly the past 365 days have gone by, and also how slowly in many respects. Once again, here we are, on the anniversary of the death of my dear friend Alex. Alexander Boris Bobroff was born in China in 1941. He was a Russian by birth, and forever proud of it....

And have we learned from this?

Concerning gun control: On this date in 1998, a 13-year-old and an 11-year-old shot and killed four fellow students and a teacher in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Nine other students and one teacher were wounded. These two boys set off the fire alarm and sat in the woods...

Spring Done Sprung

The vernal equinox, which technically was yesterday, gives us a day and night of equal length. The autumnal equinox, on September 22, will also divide the date into equal 12-hour shifts. There’s something quite calming about these two particular days each year. The...

It’s Magic!

Despite numerous setbacks in the form of surprise (but necessary) blocks of time away from my keyboard during the past six weeks, I’ve managed to plop down over 30,000 words on the first draft of my mystery manuscript. It’s nothing short of a miracle that I’ve...
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