"…it's in the act of making things and doing our work that we figure out who we are." — Austin Kleon, "Steal Like an Artist"
It has been said that a volcanic eruption can create its own lightning. Well, a perfect storm is brewing in Laguna Canyon, and the lightning has already started.
If you ask poet John Gardiner a question, the path to the answer is not a straight line.
Many people assume I have designs on political office since I often use my column to advance my opinions.
The night before his Blue Water Music Festival last weekend, organizer Rick Conkey slept on an air mattress on the festival grounds, making sure no one stole the equipment.
Almost every day you read stories about impending world destruction because of our own mistreatment: too much carbon dioxide and not enough sustainability.
Is there really anything else as newsworthy as this weekend's Blue Water Music Festival, the brainchild of music impresario Rick Conkey?
It resembled a midterm election rally in the old Boom Boom Room: red balloons, smooth jazz, refreshments and heavy-duty political talk.
"Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings…" — Rodgers and Hammerstein
The person who said a picture is worth a thousand words obviously did not try to sell the photo.
OK, so what's the story on the sudden surge of banks in our town?