Month: April 2013

  • An Outing

    So, within the last couple of years I’ve become aware of Sonnet 20. Yes. I’m behind the times. By approximately 400 years. Deal. Here’s how it goes: A woman’s face with nature’s own hand painted,Hast thou, the master mistress of my passion;A woman’s gentle heart, but not acquaintedWith shifting change, as is false women’s fashion:An […]

  • Three Mournings

    I was living in Los Angeles when Ronald Reagan died. The body was lying in repose in the Presidential Library in Simi Valley, just to the north-west of LA, so I went to see it. I thought: I’ll probably never get the chance to pay my respects to such a historical figure again, so I […]