Steve Mason, Poet, “The Wall Within”

Steve Mason, Poet, “The Wall Within”

Steve Mason, “The Wall Within” Steve Mason was the Poet Laureate of the Vietnam War. I originally posted his amazing poem, “The Wall Within” in February of 2009. I repost it now to honor the memory of our veterans who gave the ultimate...
Steve Kowit: Poet’s Poet

Steve Kowit: Poet’s Poet

Steve Kowit: Poet’s Poet Walking through the front door at Clair de Lune was like entering another plane of existence.  The place, formerly a bridal dress shop, teemed with people, all anticipating the evening’s poetry.  After purchasing a mocha, I looked...
Eubie Blake – From Mouse to Lion

Eubie Blake – From Mouse to Lion

Eubie Blake: From Mouse To Lion Eubie Blake seemed to know exactly what he wanted to do with his life from the time he first embarked upon it.  He was born to former slaves, Emma and John Sumner Blake, on February 7, 1883 in Baltimore, Maryland. Eubie proved to be a...
Coronado is Beautiful

Coronado is Beautiful

Coronado is Beautiful! Just over the bridge from San Diego is a small “island” called Coronado where the Navy has a base called North Island. Coronado is not technically an island because the southernmost tip is connected to Imperial Beach which is several...
Entrepreneurs on Wheels

Entrepreneurs on Wheels

Entrepreneurs on Wheels “Learn as many things as you can; you just may need it.” – Eric Snow  What’s it like to be Entrepreneurs? Well, my husband and I have lived without collecting paychecks for the last fifteen years. He parted company with...
Pete Newell and Steve Fisher

Pete Newell and Steve Fisher

Pete Newell College basketball aficionados still speak fondly of Coach Pete Newell (August 31, 1915 – November 17, 2008) who was an American college men’s basketball coach and basketball instructional coach. The Hall of Fame coach who won an NCAA championship...