Emily’s favorite tune

Emily’s favorite tune

emily’s favorite tune on the diner’s jukebox was “i am calling you” from the cult movie “bagdad cafe.” “A desert road from vegas to nowhere some place better than where you’ve been A coffee machine that needs some fixing In a little cafe just around the bend I...
Tom and His Dogs

Tom and His Dogs

owned by the larger-than-life personality of tom lewis, tom’s welding is one of the must-see attractions of barstow; the shop is known world wide for the thousands of artifacts from america’s early love affair with the automobile and the railroad. a denny’s sign, each...
Equines Retire with Grace and Dignity

Equines Retire with Grace and Dignity

Standing peacefully around the paddock, basking in the sun and the admiring stares of visitors, you don’t see the dynamic energy of a Thoroughbred. But when they get a little frisky you can sense their enormous power as muscles bunch, necks arch and manes fly. You can...
Too much thinking going on

Too much thinking going on

Here it is almost 3 O’dark in the morning and I am still awake. “Why?” you may ask. “I am thinking,” I say. One of my friends says I think too much. I think she is right, because right now thinking is keeping me awake. I am thinking about the recent story I read about...
Cars cannot swim

Cars cannot swim

I went to Afton Canyon recently to shoot the Cliffside Mine and other parts of the canyon for the main part of this story. My friend and I had made the initial Mojave River crossing dozens of times. This time the water looked deeper than usual and I wanted to get out...
Drivin’ along in my automobile

Drivin’ along in my automobile

Driving the freeway gives me a nice view of life in the fast lane, as I am always watching people in addition to watching the road. Around here it seems people are pretty good drivers, except for the occasional speeder who can’t read and thinks the speed limit signs...