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It’s all happening at the Lake (County, that is)

I have a wonderful set of friends who I make sure to visit when I’m in Lake County. Daniel Holland is my chauffeur and host. He takes me back and forth to the Sacramento airport–about a 2 hours drive. Now that’s a friend! I caught a break in the weather–paradise. We ate on Daniel’s front […]

Lake County’s Finest: Artists, Writers, Visionaries, Activists

Visiting with old friends (and all of us are getting older!) is one of life’s greatest pleasures. During my Lake County visit in Northern California I found refreshment and inspiration in over half dozen artists, writers, peace activists, and environmental visionaries. The usual Northern California mix. Lake County is three hours north of San Franciso […]

Single Tree: a collection of stories (R.V. Schmidt) reviewed by Fran Ransley

WHAT MAKES REAL MEN TICK? When I was a college student back in the 1960’s, my roommate and I decided, after a series of disappointing love affairs, that we were going to study men and try to figure out what made them tick. We were tired of the insipid frat boys and wimpy intellectuals. We […]