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”

30/30 Poetry Challenge

Several of my friends participated in a challenge where they wrote a poem a day for the duration of April. Jared and Tiffany did great! Some of their gems: Bearded Ballads 28/30: Crosswalk  Morning fog yet to have burned off, but here comes the sun. Head swims through the thickness as I’m hailed name calledContinue reading “30/30 Poetry Challenge”