OK, I'm not really away. But I might as well be.
I'm doing one wacky story, in the middle of a big one, and on the cusp of a huge one for the Los Angeles Times. Am about to eat un chingo of tortillas for my KCRW #TortillaTournament. Just...
I don't like earthquakes -- but then again, does anyone except Dr. Lucy Jones care for them?
One of the earliest memories I have of hearing something in English was some ominous report on KCAL-TV Channel 9 about California's much-delayed (even then) Big One -- I couldn't have been...
Yes, I didn’t send out a canto last week.
Yes, I feel ashamed.
No, I have no real excuse… Except for the grapevines.
A couple years ago, my wife and I bought one from Tree of Life Nursery, the magnificent Eden deep in San Juan Capistrano off Ortega Highway dedicated to...
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