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The mess on Moon Mountain

Posted on February 17, 2022
The mess on Moon Mountain

For the last few years I have been observing the slow motion construction of a bunch of McMansions at the corner of Moon Mountain... Continue

Life in balance

Posted on February 2, 2022

I watched the movie Koyaanisqatsi when I was in my thirties. The images stay with me to this day. According to Hopi Dictionary: Hopìikwa... Continue

It’s time to call BS

Posted on January 17, 2022
It’s time to call BS

I read the book On Bullshit, by Harry Frankfurt, around the time it was published in 2005. Frankfurt determines that BS is speech intended... Continue

Winter without a home

Posted on December 19, 2021
Winter without a home

This morning it is bitter cold. I go out and pick up the newspaper and it is almost a Minnesota, brittle bite of cold that I feel.... Continue

What guns do

Posted on December 6, 2021
What guns do

From a very young age I knew guns kill. That is the purpose of a gun, to kill animals or other humans. A 17-year-old brings a gun... Continue

A brief history of cannabis in Sonoma

Posted on November 2, 2021
A brief history of cannabis in Sonoma

My personal journey with cannabis began in 2017, just after Prop 64 passed in 2016 for adult-use cannabis dispensaries in California.... Continue

Last supper at the Depot Hotel

Posted on October 13, 2021

Things change, people change, it is inevitable. Sometimes we have to let go of something or someone we love because change has left... Continue

A meaningful repurpose of the Sonoma Developmental Center

Posted on October 2, 2021
A meaningful repurpose of the Sonoma Developmental Center

I recently found out about a plan submitted for the Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC).  This plan is the Campus Project.  It proposes... Continue

When pot became cannabis

Posted on September 13, 2021
When pot became cannabis

When I saw the movie Reefer Madness for the first time in 1967, I had no idea of what was being said.  The movie was part of a light... Continue

Appeal for police accountability

Posted on July 10, 2021

End of summer, 1970, west of Minneapolis, Minnesota Just past midnight, an 18 year old woman drives a rust bucket 1963 Bel Air down... Continue


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