Added by Terry S. Davis on December 23, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
I just got back from the post office, where I had a notice in my PO Box that I have a package for pickup. I took the notice and got into the looooonnnnggggg line winding through the lobby. At a time when the institution we call the U.S. mail is sinking faster than one can say "Titanic," I can't help but see the obvious reasons why, especially during the busiest time of their year. First, there was the usual "one" employee working behind the counter, helping us each one by one. I don't blame…Continue
Added by Richard V on December 19, 2011 at 4:32pm — No Comments
Leaving someone behind is never easy. Having someone leave you is even harder...especially in a public place like a bus station. In this season of comings and goings, this poem echoes through the waiting rooms across America.
Katarina K. Guarascio's most recent book,…Continue
My friend Elizabeth told me she was trying out for Anything Goes. Landmark Musicals holds its auditions…Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on December 16, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments
COMMUNITY BANDS TOGETHER TO CREATE
NOB HILL PARK & SHOP DECEMBER 15TH!
The 17th annual Nob Hill Shop and Stroll happened on December 2nd as planned, but hurricane-strength winds and brutal cold kept most shoppers at home. It was bad for business, and it couldn’t have come at a worse time for Nob…
If there was ever any question that Amazon is a mindless digital behemoth with no interest in human affairs then the promotion they are running this weekend to push their new price-check app removes that last shred of doubt.
The promotion — which, to be fair, is not listed anywhere obvious on their website today — runs like this. Go into any local Main Street store. Use the price check app to scan three items and check Amazon prices for these items. On…
Added by Alamosa Books on December 12, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Were any of you at Lincoln Jr. High when a student named Jones led a rock fight with Vargas? It started during noon recess and lasted all afternoon. The principal hid out. Many windows on the east side were broken.
Added by luther butler on December 11, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments
"Why read poetry?" Now that's a question worth asking...especially in a column like this. The exquisite passion of Zachary Kluckman in today's poem not only offers an explanation, it is itself an example of the joy of reading great works.
Kluckman is one of the…Continue
When I first watched the video of Alice Tan Ridley singing on America’s Got Talent, I had the same reaction as the judges: surprise, awe and a shiver of joy. When I…Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on December 9, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
Stewart S. Warren remains committed to clean water issues. Besides writing, he heads…Continue
Last week, I had to find a kid’s choir for the upcoming David Benoit show, A Charlie Brown…Continue