Everyday Characters

[caption id="attachment_1345" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo by Timothy Takemoto. Used under Creative Commons License."][/caption] I get up before dawn most mornings to run a 6-mile loop through the streets of my neighborhood. It's a mixed-use place - bars, restaurants, shops, apartments and homes - near downtown Los...

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A Week in Blessings

[caption id="attachment_1333" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Ream family men from left to right: dearly departed Uncle Barry, grandfather Al and father Robin"][/caption] It's time again for a pause, a breath and an accounting of the small joys of the past week that are often overlooked when the dishwasher...

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