Tag Archives: Santa Cruz

10/18/89

Zeno could not get a flight to any Bay Area airport. Not Oakland, not SFX, no way San Jose. Telephone service was down and electricity out all over Santa Cruz County. No buses, no trains. Bridges required support and tunnels … Continue reading

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Sticky Stuff

   I was on my own spinning idle threads. That only takes a weighted body so far down the road. None of the proscribed directions, not the rights nor the lefts, the jabs and the counter punches, nor the narrow … Continue reading

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One Equinox Or The Other

      The most recent gathering of the loosely affiliated millionaires who smoke weed in Santa Cruz County, not an organization in any ordinary sense of the word, but a coalescence of copacetic spirits, sort of, in which the … Continue reading

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Scenes of the Crimes

      Savage warriors from Christmas attacked me on the day after Halloween.  They carried sharp hooks and dull beats as weapons.  The dull beats came from drum machines that were only a small percentage human. There were no … Continue reading

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After All Charges Were Dropped

     My most dependable friend, the unpaid Internet content provider, who is quite dependently wealthy, and rarely sleeps for long, which means he still lives in a big house with his fabulously more wealthy mother who tiptoes quietly around … Continue reading

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Passing Pleasure Point

     I was late.  I was sweating.  I smelled like a weasel or a polecat if not an outright skunk and there was no joy in ancient Mudville.  There had been trouble but it was not my fault.  Anyway, … Continue reading

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Dem Dweebs

When I recently called to register a spirited complaint to the formally stellar public radio station in Santa Cruz about the the axing of my favorite rhythm and blues show on Friday evenings that I enjoyed each week along with a … Continue reading

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The Essential Bounty of Slime

I have lately been trying to find patterns to think about over and over in the observation of what is called nature by humans outside of my locked door.  In my opinion, I was having a pretty good day at … Continue reading

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Older, deeper, and wiser

I was superficially looking into the depths of Monterey Canyon, which is older, deeper, and wiser than the supposedly Grand Canyon, and is protectively covered by the swollen waters of Monterey Bay to boot,  without the misfortune to be stuck … Continue reading

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