A Story of Hope

Hope. With recent events including strife and illness making the headlines in America, hope is something that has been scarce in my life recently, as I am sure it is scarce in many people’s lives right now. But as the County of Mendocino begins to lift restrictions, hope is returning, like our freedoms to visit […]

The Flaming Green Pickle Bus

You may have seen it. Maybe in Ukiah, maybe in Hopland, maybe in Boonville. Maybe on the 253 behind an All-In-One tow truck, maybe parked at the RV park. Maybe in Philo as it was being driven home by a kind mechanic. If you saw it, you would remember it: A 35-foot-long lime green Gillig […]

Upon Returning to Mendocino

Twenty-two years ago, I moved away from Mendocino County and the Northern California coastal redwoods, and I returned to my childhood life outside of L.A. in Palos Verdes to live with my widowed mother and raise my two kids. A lot had happened in between my previous tenure in Palos Verdes: I had gotten married, […]