Creative Writing 101 With Kurt Vonnegut

Ever since I decided to read Breakfast of Champions in high school literature class instead of whatever¬†bland tome¬†the teacher had assigned, I have loved reading anything by Kurt Vonnegut. (By the way, the teacher, a Vonnegut fan himself, let me get away with - and even encouraged - my little protest.) From Slaughterhouse Five to … Continue reading Creative Writing 101 With Kurt Vonnegut

Library Tour: The Sherman Library and Gardens

I know you're salivating for another venture through one of the world's libraries, so let's get started... Think SoCal (that's Southern California for those not up on their West coast lingo) is all about beaches and celebrities and crazy expensive homes? Well, it is, but it's also an enviable place to garden. Mild climate, little … Continue reading Library Tour: The Sherman Library and Gardens