LA Book Fest

[caption id="attachment_1574" align="aligncenter" width="553" caption="Author pal Sue Ann Jaffarian and I signing at the book festival. (Photo by author Avery Aames. This photo links to her site.)"][/caption] If all the attendees of the LA Times Festival of Books got together, there would be enough of us...

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California Blessings

[caption id="attachment_1546" align="alignright" width="339" caption="It's not heaven. It's the wild part of Southern California, and that's plenty good enough for me. Photo by Austin Baker. All rights reserved."][/caption] On weekends, I drive an hour out of the big, sprawling city and into a state park. I...

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