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Posts published by “Debra Keipp”

Ambergris

Mom and pop gold panning is enjoying a rebirth in California. I examined a few videos about stream panning, and decided instead to renew my…

The Twinkie Defense,The Pope & Jonestown

Dan White’s Twinkie Defense spurred my decision to move to California. I'd vacationed in Berkeley and had headed home to Iowa. I boarded at SFO…

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi U

Each summer during the 70s, there were basketball camps which sprung up in the frozen windy tundra tri-state areas of Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa (the…

Son Of The Tamale Queen

"Little sister,” he’d say to me, “put BOTH a them teeties back in your blouse and move on… you don’t need to be nursin’ no…

Stogie & The Black Widow

Philo has a killer redwood that seems to reach out to swat errant drivers like a giant flyswatter. Every community in Mendocino County seems to…

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