Monthly Archives: October 2012

Monkey Fur Coats and the Tears of Old Men

My paternal grandfather’s sister, Mandy Foster, was a madam in Eureka, California during prohibition. Family history says she worked out of The Vance Hotel, but this is highly unlikely and honesty requires me to confess that I come from a … Continue reading

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True Lies

A good fiction writer lies in order to tell a deeper truth.  She creates an entire make-believe world for the sole purpose of wrapping words around one true essence. When I returned to Humboldt County for my annual fog-fix last … Continue reading

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Littlefoot Lives!

Monday I had the pleasure of visiting Big Lagoon School up in Northern California.  I told the kindergarteners the story of my grandpa seeing Bigfoot.  Began the tale with me riding shoats (that’s baby pigs to you city folk), wove … Continue reading

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