The Soul Searchers

I was minding my own business when I heard the thump of heavy footwear on the porch. I stepped outside in time to intercept two neatly dressed young women, carrying shiny briefcases and purses. Their aroma was pervasive but ambiguous, some unassuming middle of the road brand of perfume. For an absurd instant, I pictured […]

Fort Bragg: My Hometown

Fort Bragg — where the streets are straight, the fish are biting and the bars stay open in all weather. When I was a mallet-headed brat, we used to drive down to the ocean and toss our garbage off a little cliff. Sewage poured forth from great pipes at the same spot, and folks acted […]