But Is It Art?

And Why I Doodle (It’s Good For My Noodle) Lately I’ve been insisting: I’m not an artist; I’m a doodler. And I’m not mock-modest-fishing-for-compliments. Honest. I will confess, though, that I have been reflecting on art for a while now. And I’m wondering how we decide if a given creation is art. Does Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart’s famous […]


Code Three: Running Hot

   Fire Trucks. Foothill Ranch. October, 2007 Trouble Ahead! I pulled to the shoulder and stopped, watching in awe as a fire engine, lights flashing and sirens screaming, careened up the road towards me. It swung, northbound, into the southbound lane I had just cleared in response to its warnings.  Wow. We could have collided. […]


Code Three: Running Hot

   Fire Trucks. Foothill Ranch. October, 2007 Trouble Ahead! I pulled to the shoulder and stopped, watching in awe as a fire engine, lights flashing and sirens screaming, careened up the road towards me. It swung, northbound, into the southbound lane I had just cleared in response to its warnings.  Wow. We could have collided. […]


Code Three: Running Hot

   Fire Trucks. Foothill Ranch. October, 2007 Trouble Ahead! I pulled to the shoulder and stopped, watching in awe as a fire engine, lights flashing and sirens screaming, careened up the road towards me. It swung, northbound, into the southbound lane I had just cleared in response to its warnings.  Wow. We could have collided. […]


A Singletrack Point of View

Flat Tire. July, 2011. Keep Your Eyes on The Trail  Our canyons are a popular destination for bicyclists. Nearly every morning I pass a pack of road bikers riding into our canyon as I’m driving out. They race along the narrow winding road, jerseys flashing, all determination as they lean into the hills. Almost every […]