San José’s 1950 population was about 183,000 souls. By 2015 that number was 1,393,000. That intense growth means that buildings of San José have become an outrageous mix of big and small, rich […]
Spring has been really pokey this year. In our part of the world, air circulation patterns are “blocked”. We keep having multiple-day periods of gray, cool, damp, sometimes sodden weather. Although we […]
Some stories need no words. Hay historias que no necesitan palabras.
It was a cool and rainy morning, as have been many, many days so far this spring. We were walking up the front steps of Julie’s house. For much of […]
In the title, “closer” is as in “nearer”, not as in “to shut” or “to finish up”. For those who like to look more closely, here’s an album of what […]
Another month has come. We survived cold April. May has begun. The long-range forecast indicates that we may at last be getting a real warmup. May it be so. Tender […]
My sister has been visiting. When an old Vineyarder who lives “Away” comes home for a visit, trips to favorite place are important. The Cut is a place that lies […]