On the heels of next Tuesday’s April Fool’s Day is the April 2 kickoff of the 17th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival. Though tempted, I’ll avoid cinematic satire and direct readers to the 2014 Festival Preview Guide, which can be … Read on.
Mentioning my wife’s age is verboten. Especially now that the square root of her age is more than the years our kid has lived on earth. So, even though today is her birthday, I can’t say her age. Be it … Read on.
The Miwok called it “P?ta L?uma.” The Spanish reduced it to “Petaluma.” I tried to get “Lumaville” to stick when “P-Town” seemed to be gaining ground, only to have the annual bumper crop of teens rechristen it “Deadaluma,” just like … Read on.
This haunts me ? Philip Marlowe, the hardboiled detective of author Raymond Chandler?s oeuvre is 42-years-old and was born in Santa Rosa, CA. If I wasn?t such a fan, these fictional factoids would be of little interest to me. But … Read on.