car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


I shall return…October 6th.

This space has been little-used of late,a shortcoming I take quite personally. I’ve dispatched with one college application and find myself on the eve of a 15-day field operation out in Twentynine Palms,CA. I’ll be in the Mojave (pictured above during my last visit in August 2005) until October 3rd,but Read on…

I’m Free From The Chain Gang Now

Johnny Cash 26 February,1932 –12 September,2003

Johnny Cash,my all-time favorite recording artist,died the day I turned 21.

I woke up early to read the news before heading to class (I was in training school at this point).  I was stationed out in the middle of the Mojave Desert at the Read on…

Photopost:Grams was right.

Grams,my paternal grandmother,loved San Diego.  When I was growing up,every so often she’d head out there on a vacation or to a food service convention,and when she would come home I always knew she had a blast.

Part of the attraction for her was nostalgia,I think.  She left Read on…