Category Archives: Memoire

NORMAL: stories from my life; (teaser from PART III: Travel)

Getting closer to publication. I: ISLA VISTA: 1970 The Burning of the Bank of America The Crazy Concert Roland’s Trial The Boat II: HOUSE BUILDING The House my father built in Glendale The Stone House at Rumblin’s The House at … Continue reading

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Preview of my book – NORMAL: stories from my life (with teasers from PART I, Isla Vista 1970)

My release date is about a month out. The book is being formatted now. Outskirts is the publisher and I will be sure and let everyone know when and how to get a copy. But in the mean time, here’s … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Art: Opera Outside the Mainstream

I am over at D.L. Mayfield’s Upside-Down Art today.  Upside-Down Art: Opera Outside the Mainstream I am in the process of publishing a collection of stories from my life.  One section of the book is five stories about major musical … Continue reading

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Venice and Florence: incomplete homework

This is another section from my 5th Travel story, Barbara and me in Europe, the same one that contained the Verdi story. Venice was a place for us to relax.  We had a lovely pension in which to sleep and … Continue reading

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The theme for these series of blogs is “things that didn’t make it into my book.”  But it’s also a sneaky way to include sections of the book itself.  The book’s title is:  NORMAL: Stories from my Life:  A Normal … Continue reading

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