Memorial Day, 2013

A extraordinary chance encounter with the human spirit … On Sunday we took my cousin to see the Golden Gate Bridge from the south tower. As we parked and exited the car, heading toward the cliff-side bluffs, a former battery, to view the bridge, I noticed an elderly, white-haired man walking ahead of me. He was alone, profoundly alone. He… Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend, 2011

It all started last night.  The wind from the ocean was blasting through the house making loud sounds as it did.  The sheers in the bedroom were flying about continuously.  And it was cool—very, very cool: in the lower 50’s. Perfect sleeping weather! I love days like today:  sunshine, very breezy, and very cool: 62º. It was so cool and… Continue reading