Loma Prieta 20 year anniversary

This Saturday (October 17, 2009) marks the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. Everyone who was in the Santa Cruz/SF Bay Area has their story of where they were, and KQED’s Forum call-in program...

Vanessa Trampleasure, 1956-2009

It is with great sadness that I write of the death of my cousin, Vanessa Trampleasure, of Essex, UK. I never met Vanessa, although we exchanged emails several times regarding our family tree. I’d like...

My dad’s finally online

No, this doesn’t mean you’ll be able to email him. I just talked him into letting me post some of his poetry to the web. You can read his poetry at EarthCommUNityILoveYou.org. I’ll be adding...

Great visit with some of the Canadian Trampleasures

Last night I had a great visit with cousins in Delta, British Columbia, Canada. Gary is my “fourth cousin.” He’s proud to be the oldest living Trampleasure in Canada, and the third oldest in the...