Happy Independence Day!

July is always thought provoking for me. Something to do with the fact that it's my birth-month, the 4th of July, random stuff like that...

Saying Goodbye to 2009

As 2009 comes to an end, I look back at all the changes it brought to so many forest dwellers. The Station Fire began modestly enough, but, like all things…

I’m a Geek… Being a Girl is Incidental

I’m currently up to my eyeballs in a web development project that seems determines to act like the Blob – growing and growing with no end in sight – and…

Holiday Wishes

This past year has been full of trials, tribulations, challenges, adventures, losses and victories. Like so much of life, it has been a mixed bag, which leaves me with a…

Getting Presidential – Award, that is…

I just got word that I have been chosen to receive the President of the United States’ Volunteer Service Award. Special Assistant to the President and Acting Director of The…

Call + Response, A Rockumentary to End Slavery

My friends Diane & Steve Wright are extremely talented folks who have worked in film and television for years. These days they have their own business providing feature film titling…

Recollections of New Orleans, Post Katrina

Thought and recollections of my trip to New Orleans following the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina.

A Gift of Wings

The litany of Perris always went “hot air balloons,” “sky diving,” “fly ultralights,” in that order, and as soon as my mind heard “sky diving,” it locked up. Then I learned to fly...