What would you do if, one morning, when you were just thirty years old, you woke up to discover your whole life had changed for the worse? And that it could never go back to the way it was? Just outside of Napa Valley, California, in her lovely home which overlooks a lake, I sat […]
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It might sound strange, but I’ve learned a lot about myself and the world by being ill. Suddenly your priorities change and your whole world comes into focus loud and clear. Things that were so important seem so trivial. Here are the things that I’ve learned from this experience: Be present in the moment. Enjoy […]
Justice in the Case of Luis Santos’ Death: A California Citizen and Friend of the Santos’ Family Weighs In
Just a few years ago, in August 2008, I was sitting at a party in the home of the Santos family. Their home was full of love and laughter, and it was then that I was introduced to Luis Santos. He was a beautiful boy; and I could see him becoming a handsome man in the future. He was charming and quick to smile and laugh. He interacted with his elderly relatives, parents, and cousins in a way that was thoughtful and considerate. I spoke with him for quite a while that day, and he told me all about the goals had for himself, and what sounded like big plans for a really bright future I was both charmed and impressed by him.
by Patricia McCaron Hey, Listen to this. The poetry of story. A poet tells a story about stories. Poetry, gossip and the pursuit of Pleasure. Is there any other way? Now what do you think of me? You’ve got to stop and be there for the poem as long as it takes. Just stand still. […]
“We had nothing in common that didn’t matter and everything in common that did. What mattered to us all were our families and friends, our integrity, our environment, our quests to be creative, industrious and useful.” – from Harlot’s Sauce: A Memoir of Food, Family, Love, Loss and Greece The writers at Harlots’ Sauce Radio […]
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