The Trouble With Daffodils — and My Writing

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I don't like daffodils. I feel about daffodils the way I feel about some of my writing - too damned cheerful. Too … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Death is the Only Guarantee

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, June 3, 1987 My 13-year-old compact sprang a leak in its transmission. I spread a piece of cardboard … [Read more...]