SD Resident is Helping Girls and Young Women Succeed

SD Resident is Helping Girls and Young Women Succeed

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 14:53

(Art illustration: A North San Diego County resident by the name of Sherri Goldby, has an interesting post on Craigslist that I saw today. She has written a step-by-step guide/workbook aimed at helping young girls and women find direction in ...

Kids and the Economic Downturn .. They have no clue!!

Kids and the Economic Downturn .. They have no clue!!

Friday, October 10, 2008 21:04

(Photo: I don't have kids, and I am glad that I don't. I was watching The Early Show on CBS today and the reporter was interviewing some Arlington, Va., elementary school kids about the economic troubles that the country is experiencing. It went ...

USS Midway Museum A Rare Treat

USS Midway Museum A Rare Treat

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 21:19

Sometimes, being a reporter pays off. [caption id="attachment_1578" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Step Aboard/Photo: USS Midway Museum"][/caption] I was recently able to get aboard the USS Midway Musuem and explore the ship from top to bottom until my heart's content. If you've never been to ...

Medical Marijuana Lights Up San Diego Schools

Monday, April 30, 2007 10:01

Grossmont Union High School District officials caught multiple San Diego...

Cory Doctorow speaking in San Diego next week

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 13:10

Cory is a dynamic speaker and passionately dedicated to copyright and  digital rights issues.  I videotaped his speach called "The Access to Knowledge Treaty: What if WIPO Actually Worked For Us? A Digital Dialog Lecture with Cory Doctorow" in 2005 and it is available at the Internet Archive here:...

Upcoming writerly events

Tuesday, November 14, 2006 13:50

on being maudlin

Saturday, November 4, 2006 11:24

Home Roasting Coffee Demo

Thursday, October 5, 2006 14:39

This Saturday I will be giving a demonstration on how to roast coffee using a popcorn popper at Caffe Calabria for the San Diego Home Coffee Roasters. This is open to the public and is a free event. It starts at 10 AM and will run ...

Banned Books in Balboa Park

Thursday, September 21, 2006 16:48

San Diego Blogger Party?

Friday, September 8, 2006 12:36

June Gloom

Friday, June 9, 2006 16:31

Wikipedia has a page for June Gloom, which accurately describes this week.  I got so sick of the gray skies today, I got in my car and drove east.  By the time I got to Alpine the sun was out.  Ended up hiking in the Laguna Mountains.

Old Man River…

Thursday, May 18, 2006 13:57


Monday, May 8, 2006 11:05

Sex Education and Potty Training

Sex Education and Potty Training

Monday, April 17, 2006 10:19

If you were a 5th grade girl in the San Diego Unified School district, policy would dictate that you would see a sex education video in your elementary school classroom. All the boys would have to leave before your female teacher showed the video. The "plot" would have a ...

School Administrators Say, ‘First Amendment, Schmirst Amendment’

Friday, April 14, 2006 9:57

Remember those high school walkouts a few weeks back? (Who could forget?) And remember how school administrators were banning students from bringing flags of any sort onto school grounds? (Again, who could forget?) Well, some students are still wearing flags and some schools are still disciplining ...

The Real ‘Breakfast Club’

Friday, April 7, 2006 12:13

I must be frightfully out of the loop, considering that my wife is a teacher. I wasn't even aware that some schools serve breakfast to students before school let alone give students who are running late, sometimes as many as two hundred, a second opportunity to eat breakfast ...

Digital Lab at UCSD

Thursday, March 23, 2006 18:06