Why would anyone love America?

I usually reserve this space for something pithy or maybe an update on my novels, but right now it seems more fitting, more necessary, that I just write out some feelings. The massacre at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston on Wednesday night has been on my mind a lot, and I just feel the need to get … Continue reading Why would anyone love America?

Remembering road trips to Benicia, California Northern magazine and writing for free

And now to reminisce: Back in early 2011, I was still living in Northern California. My girlfriend Angie and I enjoyed taking road trips (an activity not really possible on Maui), and one weekend we drove from Sacramento to Benicia, in East Bay. She'd been there, but I never had. We had a great time, … Continue reading Remembering road trips to Benicia, California Northern magazine and writing for free