Top Ten “Gotta Do’s” on my Bucket List

I have been giving some thought to it and at long last decided (Yes!) to create my bucket list. Mind you, this list is not an "At Least Get It Done Before You Die" List.  Rather, this is a "You Gotta Do This" list.  The point being to live my life to the fullest, and not… Continue reading Top Ten “Gotta Do’s” on my Bucket List

Free-Write: Interview in the Valley

Driving through Topanga Canyon, and then onto Mulholland Drive, I could see why the area had become infamous for the subtly terrifying and the unreal. The place was gorgeous. If I could see a sunset everyday, as dazzling and disorienting as the one I had seen while driving along the switchbacks heading down into the… Continue reading Free-Write: Interview in the Valley

Beach Trip: Exploring the Shoreline!

A couple days ago, Alex and I decided we needed a change of scenery and drove up the Pacific Coast Highway, landing somewhere between the Will Rogers State Beach and Malibu.  What followed was a bunch of fun shenanigans in which I said hello to and presumably made friends with an octopus, found and rescued… Continue reading Beach Trip: Exploring the Shoreline!

Liberation is… A Trip to the Library

Today I walked around the city of Santa Monica and relished the feeling of being up and out of bed before 1 P.M. for the first time in a couple weeks.  The official reason was to do that money-juggling aerobics thing that one does when there is just barely enough money to pay rent, but… Continue reading Liberation is… A Trip to the Library