Still Walking, Still Listening …

We’re back with more long walks and more podcast listening, mainly (once again) about movies. Click here to read our first installment in this semi-regular series. LOVE IS A CRIMEYou always remember your first and mine was Karina Longworth’s excellent You Must Remember This, the podcast that got me listening to podcasts. She’s back for... Continue Reading →

Life in the Courtyard …

The view above is from my balcony overlooking the courtyard formed by four adjacent buildings in my apartment complex. It’s normally a fairly quiet and serene place, interrupted by the daily (and nightly) comings and goings of neighbors and their dogs, because it is, in fact, kind of the doggy toilet. It's okay. Everyone is... Continue Reading →

Sweep …

I love the sweep of San Diego Bay in this photo, which was taken right after you come out from walking under the Coronado Bridge. It's an area that I walk through at least twice a week and the view is always changing, dependent on the clouds, the bay traffic, and the ships unloading. This... Continue Reading →

Just About Every Time …

Just about every time I walk out my back door, I'm greeted with a scene like this. It's hard not to be amazed each time. Some days, of course, are more beautiful than others and some days that quaint little sailboat is replaced by skidoos or a giant battleship or equally humongous freighter, carrying bananas... Continue Reading →

August 2021 Books …

Another month filled mainly with comic books and books about comics … what can I say? Retirement brings out the nostalgia in me. Billy Summers by Stephen KingThis was the book that occupied me for most of August. It’s a fascinating character study by King, devoid (for the most part) of his usual horror and/or... Continue Reading →

Bridge and Boats …

Keep it simple, stupid. I live in such a ridiculously scenic town and I'm so lucky to do so, since travel is not entirely viable right now. I have a short trip planned in about three weeks, but we'll see if I'm able to pull it off or if I'm "stuck" here at home. In... Continue Reading →

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