On Independence Day


W e’d like to celebrate today. But, we can’t. We won’t. The United States Supreme Court radically overhauled America in just two weeks. We don’t recognize what we once were. For sure, plenty of people are protesting, planning emergency rescues and some are even leaving the country. That won’t change much. Change will only happenContinue reading “On Independence Day”

Puerto Rico, Rocket Man and The Flag


I’ve long said that Storyteller isn’t a political place. Maybe I was wrong. And, that’s saying something because I haven’t been wrong since 1970. (Don’t take that seriously. It’s an old joke.) Like many of you I’ve had enough. Maybe the outside informs the inside. Maybe that’s how art is really made. We have partsContinue reading “Puerto Rico, Rocket Man and The Flag”

The Wayback Machine


Once upon a time. I used to travel between Northern California and the Reno area pretty frequently. It began even years before that when I lived in Southern California. It was about a nine-hour trip for Long Beach. Or, about a five-hour trip from the Bay Area. I had family there. Old family friends thatContinue reading “The Wayback Machine”

String Quartet From Whiskey Boot Hill


I’ve been spending a lot of time at home lately. That’s all good. It’s given me time to review and rework older material.  Like this out take from an old trip to Virginia City. I used to travel there a lot. But, not so much since my parents passed. No. They aren’t buried here. TheyContinue reading “String Quartet From Whiskey Boot Hill”