Dear Summer, Goodbye

You are no different than the rest. Just like all the other seasons you waltz in like you’re going to stick around forever, but the next thing I know you’re on a fast-pace conga line outta here, and along comes Fall. Continue reading

Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

NaBloPoMo DAY 2: As autumn settles in and the days grow colder, nature tends to take a back seat to Mother Nature’s frosty chill.  Not so in San Diego! Sure it gets colder here, too. But not that cold. Here, … Continue reading

Tricky Dick Reconsidered

Tricky Dick Reconsidered

Say the name, Richard Milhous Nixon and the words that come to mind are probably these:

Tricky Dick

“I’m not a crook.”

Watergate.

That’s how it’s been for me, and though the Watergate scandal was so named, after the classy hotel where it all began, the “-gate” part of the name has come to signify just about any scandal–Benghazigate, Nipplegate, Bridgegate and so on. Back in the 1990s, there was even a “Monicagate,” and I’m pretty sure you know what that was about. Continue reading