April 21, 2020

        It seems impossible that the first Earth Day was 50 years ago, but my grey hairs and expanding waistline bear testimony to the passage of half a century. I do remember my blissful college days in Madison, Wisconsin and celebrating the first Earth Day as a novel...

August 1, 2018

I am not an ornithologist or even a “birder”, but I am fascinated by birds, both by their beauty and their flight.  I enjoy photography but capturing our avian neighbors’ beauty in any of a thousand settings and especially,  in flight, can be a challenge. A picture of...

July 19, 2018

No, I didn’t take Dr. Chandra up on his offer to go fly fishing for Taimen in Mongolia and go eagle hunting with Genghis Khan’s descendants. However, last month the great spirits decided to deposit me in Los Angeles and were kind enough to give me a few hours of self e...

July 13, 2017

                                                      

Stiletto heels and knives converge in my latest book to provide danger and sexua...

May 31, 2017

Lucky Baldwins is a charming English pub with a focus on Belgian beers that has been a fixture in downtown Pasadena for over 20 years and has expanded to three current locations.  My brother and a group of his drinking buddies have been going there since the early days...

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