Category Archives: Writing

Taking Flight

Photo by Guillermo Bobadilla I wrote this shortly after returning from Nicaragua last June. You can read my story about this amazing country at, digital version, Page 94 of the May 2011 issue. I said I would never bungee jump. I … Continue reading

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Missing Elderly

The electronic freeway sign said “MISSING ELDERLY GOLD TOYOTA AVALON.” It probably included a license number, but that’s all I had time to read as I sped by. Why would anybody steal an old car? I know, I know. The … Continue reading

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That’s All She Wrote

Just say I died. I didn’t pass away, or go to be with the Lord, or ascend into the arms of Jesus. I just died. I’ve read too many obits—that’s cold-hearted journalists’ jargon for obituaries—to choose such wording for what … Continue reading

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