Throwback Thursday: "Those Nacimiento Nights"

When I think about Nacimiento, the dragon lake, and I do often, I can’t help but smile.  I have so many incredible memories of all the camping experiences I had there and believe me there were plenty. Some summers we would go for our week in early August then return a month later for Labor Day. Nacimiento is one …

Throwback Thursday "The Middle Class Myth: Once Upon a Time in America" 10/2013

Once upon a time in the great and thriving country of America, life was essentially good and the people were content, well, most of them anyway. As is always the case, there were of course the Have’s and the Have Not’s, but the financial gap between them was not that significant, and though at times …

Throwback Thursday: Living the Dream 10/2012

Yesterday I came across a piece of writing I did back in 1988 for a philosophy class I was taking at Cal Poly called ‘Myth, Ritual  and Superstition.’ It dealt with an age old question in philosophy and religion: Is our life experience in this world real or is it all just a dream?  Most people …