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Ya’ll Come

Next Wednesday, May 10, I’ll be on stage at Fireside Storytelling. The topic is “Call of the Wild”. No trouble coming up with an appropriate story. Can’t tell you what it will be, that would be cheating. The fun begins … Continue reading

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Get Out….the Tuesday Movie

Not so excited when AMC bought the Sundance Kabuki movie theater in Japantown here. Another independent bites the dust. There’s already an AMC less than half a mile away on Van Ess. Even less excited when I went to the … Continue reading

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Ice Cream for Everybody!

“I’ve got this great new plan,” says your teenager with excitement, “I’m going to make a bunch of fabulous changes in my life. “I’m going to get a car. A nice car. And I’m going to take a vacation. And … Continue reading

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Indians in Napa?

A police presence was required at a school board meeting in Napa this month. All because of a discussion of changing the high school mascot, the Indian, which a committee of the school board has recommended. Hundreds of people showed … Continue reading

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Is the N-Word Ever Okay?

The theme for the Moth storytelling evening: Making Peace. I arrived early, wanted to get seats for Nelson, Laurie, and myself. My own story was prepared but, dang it, my cough was still too bad to even put my name … Continue reading

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