Looking for God? Try This

Looking for God? Check out the Helix Nebula in the constellation of Aquarius -- or better yet take a close look at your fellow human beings. By Barbara … [Read more...]

Nancy Selvin Goes Big — My Favorite Potter’s New Show

My favorite potter keeps potting away. Look what San Francisco Bay Area artist Nancy Selvin is up to now. I love it! Hmm. I wonder what else she will be … [Read more...]

What If You Threw a Book Launch — And Everybody Came?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Was anyone going to show up? My book launch at Book Passage in Marin county would be starting in a few minutes, and there … [Read more...]

The Best Things in Life . . . Have Been There Since High School

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Jon looked at me over the telephone receiver. His brother was calling. “Cindy died,” he said. “She died last night. In her … [Read more...]

My Old Stuff — A Little Moldy, a Little Dusty, but Unlike Certain People It’s Still With Me

I love my old stuff. I couldn't get rid of it when I wrote this piece back in 1987, and I can't get rid of it now. The ski boots and baby bottles are gone, … [Read more...]