Santa Barbaran Karin Finell watches the Special Olympics as her daughter Stephanie wins gold. Read story.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
After far more weeks of searching, discussion, and contemplation than one would think such a decision required, I placed an online order for a new duvet. Read story.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
In 1960, Jeff Farrell's goal of an Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle in Rome seemed out of the question after undergoing an appendectomy six days before Olympic Trials. Read story.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Alberto Paul Pizano, American of Mexican descent. Read story.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Mother Betsy Heafitz talks teaching your children who you really are. Read story.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Our summer intern from Stanford feared finding swordfights in S.B. Then he found Presidio Fencing. Read story.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
This year, I planned ahead. I built ambitious, seven-foot-tall tomato cages out of heavy construction wire. I bought young, vigorous tomato plants and got them in the ground extra early. Read story.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
In a shadowy corner by the staircase was the record collection, all of it up for grabs. Read story.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Vandenberg Air Force base is about 30 miles from here and the launch of some sort of weather satellite booster had been scheduled for the wee hours of this morning. Read story.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Some deep-rooted program takes over and all I can do is load people down with food. Read story.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Being trapped by a boulder is far from the only way to get in trouble out there. Read story.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
A sign on the laundromat wall admonished customers: “No Horse Blankets in these Machines.” Read story.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
How Tom Hooper’s new film The King’s Speech hit home for a former stutterer. Read story.
Monday, December 20, 2010
In the days of my childhood in Brooklyn, women often wore corsages pinned to their coats at holiday season. Read story.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
No water on Thanksgiving Day reminds the author to be thankful for what she has. Read story.