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Wine Empire Replaces Redwood Empire

Wine Empire Replaces Redwood Empire

  Northern California’s Sonoma County has been known historically as part of the natural Redwood Empire. Wine industry lobbyists re-branded it as the commercial “Wine Country.” Its economy has been so colonized by outside investors, who extract water and resources from the environment and export them, that re-branding would be appropriate. A more accurate description […]

Film View: “The OceanMaker”

Film View: “The OceanMaker”

After the seas have disappeared, a courageous pilot fights against vicious sky pirates for control of the last remaining source of water: the clouds. The Earth is dry. The Oceans are strewn with decaying ships, long ago falling to the bottom of the empty seas. What caused the Earth to dry up is unknown. I […]

Mysticism and Medicine in #Tudor England by Hunter Jones

Mysticism and Medicine in #Tudor England by Hunter Jones

When we think of Tudor England, various images flash through our mind. Kings, many queens, dashing courtiers, spies, and ruthless intrigues enter the mix. Add a dash of Renaissance fashion and religious upheaval and you have a heady, or often headless, concoction of brutality and inspiration. All at the same time. Tudor England was the […]

Things to Write About Tomorrow

Things to Write About Tomorrow

I was a child and All I wanted was to get away with staying up Late watching movies and not Worrying about tomorrow I am an adult and I can get away with staying up Late watching movies but I Worry all the time about tomorrow Muscles tense and thoughts focused on Detensing those muscles […]

Proximity – Wanderlust II by Amber Lea Easton #SummerMustRead

Proximity – Wanderlust II by Amber Lea Easton #SummerMustRead

Book Two of the Wanderlust Series–Did you love Anonymity? Most people did and they demanded the love story for the popular secondary characters, Savannah and Bill. Here it is… Now available worldwide from the best-selling romance author, Amber Lea Easton Proximity.   Blurb Love sometimes hides in plain sight. Savannah is one of the boys—fun […]

Now and Then Poems

Now and Then Poems

14th of May Musicwall (2011) Fat round notes used to Bounce off your Shiny shell, and everything You held within Festered and came out sideways In sharp pinpricks of Denied anger A shuddering of those Thick black walls Resonating with the melody Let those Fractured parts of you Swell up and spill over Like a […]

Film Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Film Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

The Perks of Being a Wallflower was a surprise from beginning to end. When choosing to rent the film “Bully” other films were suggested. I had heard of “Perks…” but did not know many details, so when I saw it amongst the choices, I looked into it. My partner told me Emma Watson played a […]

Wine Maker Paul Hobbs Herbicide Spraying Upsets Parents and Neighbors At Apple Blossom School Meeting

Wine Maker Paul Hobbs Herbicide Spraying Upsets Parents and Neighbors At Apple Blossom School Meeting

Wine Maker Paul Hobbs Herbicide Spraying Upsets Parents and Neighbors at Apple Blossom School Meeting By Shepherd Bliss (1500 words) Apple Blossom School has a nice ring to it, as does the Orchard View School at its side. The nearby Tree House Hollow pre-school, with children as young as two and three years old, continues this […]

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