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Showing posts from August, 2015

Double rainbows by the Ha'Penny Bridge.

Silver birches in the bog

County Wicklow ruins

Wall in Glendalough

Sheep in the hills

Way off in the wild

Country Wicklow

Whiskey sky

A great green view on the way in to #Dublin

Artichoke in bloom

Bird in hand

Lucy, the wonder chicken

Black dog at rest

Scorpion, with patina

"The Night Witches" is up at New World Writing

Good news! The magazine  New World Writing  (the former Mississippi Review online) has picked up my story  "The Night Witches,"  and it's available online starting today.  Many thanks to summer editor James Whorton for selecting the story. "The Night Witches"  is a story set right here, in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and it's part of my upcoming collection 'Bigfoots in Paradise,' which'll be coming out from  Red Hen Press  in the not-too-distant future. " It’s a moment of summer in Santa Cruz as drawn by Miyazaki: creatures of many colors leap and strut and caper in the street. Pyrotechnic children and dogs with wings grin from alleyways. Cosplay cyborgs loom in doorways. Shops are filled with clockwork angels and satyrs on stilts. Demons with mechanical jaws and painted breasts laugh and hoist lattes. A Victorian house rolls by. A snail-car shoots fire from metal horns." If you're really curious, New World has publ

I look like this when someone throws me treats, too.

Seabright bug

Green light

Before the storm tonight

Boy in the mirror

Shady tree

Back to work

Boy on the beach (with book)

Pair of parrots plus a particular poodle

Sunset by the sinking ship

Looking down over Watsonville by night

Girl with cat, in Paris bookstore