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Foxglove Moments

Woodland Friends

September 30, 2018 The chipmunks and I are developing a very special...Read More...

Memories out of Season

The Post #MeToo Generation

October 6, 2018 Girl cousins. You can see it in their faces. A not-yet...Read More...

Notes on Writing and Reading

Sunday afternoon reading to rain

October 25, 2015 Lazy afternoon, sprawled on my bed with book and window open, listening to the...Read More...

A Northman's Reveries

To a Friend Dying

August 22, 2018 I received your email, and for the past two days I've been...Read More...

WordFest News

January WordFest welcomes 2019 with prose and poetry

January WordFest welcomes 2019 with prose and poetry WordFest celebrates the new year’s arrival with local prose and poetry next Tuesday, January 8, 6:00 pm, at the Cassava Coffeehouse, 1333 Broadway in...Read More

Latest Book Review


Greek mythology for the #MeToo moment  - You probably remember in The Odyssey that Circe was the sorceress who turned Odysseus’ men into pigs. Hearing Circe’s side of...Read More...

Book Chat Update

November 2018 - A Chat with Jan Bono

November 2018 - A Chat with Jan Bono Book Chat host Alan Rose talks with Long Beach writer Jan Bono about the third book in her Sylvia Avery mystery series, Crab...Read More