What I’ve Been Reading – 2/22/2021

“Reunion” (Poem) | Charles Wright Frog and Toad Tentatively Go Outside After Months in Self-Quarantine | McSweeney’s Passing the Time With the Ghosts in the Dirt | Texas Monthly Ray Ford: Lessons From Past Taught in Santa Barbara Backcountry | Noozhawk Love the Fig | The New Yorker Vivian Stephens Helped Turn Romance Writing IntoContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 2/22/2021”

What I’ve Been Reading – 2/8/2021

Eduardo Diaz On The Efforts To Create A National Museum Of The American Latino | NPR Self-Knowledge Can Help You Strengthen Your Romantic Relationships | Gretchen Rubin Mason Gross Student Designs Two Recent New Yorker Covers | Rutgers Today “Calendar Days” (Poem) | Jake Adam York ‘Hi Haters’: Why New Jersey’s Twitter Account Is LikeContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 2/8/2021”

What I’ve Been Reading – 5/25/2020

Hey Ladies! Quarantine Edition | Cosmopolitan Memorial Day | Poetry Five Judges Say Rosa Jimenez Was Wrongly Convicted. So Why is She Dying in Prison? | Texas Monthly Artbites | The Huntington My apologies if you received a blank version of this post this morning. To lift the hood up, these posts are written inContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 5/25/2020”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 7)

Mentioned in this episode: Tuesday Poets: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13675 Eastside Murder Mystery: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13730 MakeSB: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13524 Edson Smith Photo Collection: http://www.luna.blackgold.org/luna/servlet/blackgold~9~9 Cosplay Definition: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosplay Tech Tasting: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13521 Library Book Clubs: https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/events/library_book_clubs.asp WriteSB: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13972 Lawrence Brown Affair: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=980308 Sarah MacLean: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=727621 Heartbreaker: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=577607 Storm for the Living and the Dead (Bukowski): http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=1000741 Dreams From Bunker Hill (Fante): http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=12887 LunchContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 7)”

2/30 – Santa Ynez in the Good Land

So, some friars walk into a Starbucks — “Does this have caffeine in it?” One brother asks with a smile. “Have you seen the light of Christ?” Another asks. “..one of us is from California, and then we have New York, Florida, New Jersey…” “I think the practices of the Buddhist monk are beautiful.” NodsContinue reading “2/30 – Santa Ynez in the Good Land”

1/30 – Missed Connections

p4p You were the surfer in shorts concerned that the water was cold and I was the woman going to watch the sunset at Campus Point. You had a nice smile and thought I went to UCSB. I hope you caught at least one wave before bailing. The sunset was perfect. Usually I don’t participateContinue reading “1/30 – Missed Connections”