Guardian of the Moon

Television was and is my baby sitter. There was a time in my life when I could tell you every TV show on from 7pm-10pm on every station. Whether it was something important I was watching, or simply escaping my life… there is nothing more inviting than plopping on the couch and vegging. Yet as…

Circadian Rhythms and The Forest

I rarely sleep through the night of a full moon. I am amped up in a full Pulp Fiction moment when someone pulls out a shot of adrenaline and applies it with fervor to the chest cavity. I typically sleep a few hours a night on its approach, and eventually get back into a normal…

The Apricot Tree and the Apple

One of my earliest memories was one of my grandfather, Delio, crying. It is a powerful image; watching a very strong, powerful man in his 50’s burst into tears. This is the same man who carried garbage on his back in burlap sacks through the hills of SF for over 30 years. My parents bought…

Pleasure and Bliss in San Francisco

There is nothing like being a tourist in your own city… If for nothing else it reminds you of why you have chosen to live there. As I begin my own pleasure cruise into the realms of passion and bliss, I had to start with the streets of San Francisco. My morning started with an…

A Hero Amidst a Journey

A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum…. Well, it was actually Tahoe. As an avid and die hard skier in my youth, I have learned to relish every morsel of a ski slope. I have courageously traveled North America in a quest for the best snow; only to find out it depends…