Monday’s Path: Crooked Lakes

Alpine lakes in the Sierras are excellent hiking destinations, provided there are no forest fires nearby. Crooked Lakes, California, is about a 100-minute drive from Sacramento .You park your car off a dirt road that goes deep into the woods. Lock it and walk for 30 minutes through tall pines, redwoods and cedars before you reachContinue reading “Monday’s Path: Crooked Lakes”

“Spare Change” Explained…

Two days ago I posted a poem, Spare Change, about the “slow crawl of night” .  I appreciate the “likes” on this, so I’d like to provide background on this effort. In the late 1970s I wandered around the streets of Los Angeles at night and in the early morning. I wasn’t homeless, just strappedContinue reading ““Spare Change” Explained…”