January 2016

The Calizonasotan: Trees With Leaves

Post date: Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:03

This winter I'm looking at trees and remembering that very green first summer in Minnesota that was only about six months ago, and I can't help but get a little wistful, although the bare birch trees with their white bark and dark rings do provide nice punctuation against the solid white background of snow.

The Calizonasotan: Liquid Water

Post date: Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:28

Let's rethink this whole freezing, thawing, refreezing gig. 

The Calizonasotan: Newness and Loss

Post date: Wed, 01/20/2016 - 06:19

A funeral on the edge of the prairie at the beginning of the new year includes a fire engine joke, singing in the face of over-burdening grief, and ice cream.

The Cali-zona-sotan

Post date: Mon, 01/18/2016 - 01:56

Being the ramblings and (mis)adventures of a man, born and raised in California, drawn to Arizona by the simple fact that he is a desert rat, who now finds himself in a brave new world, living on the edge of the prairie in central Minnesota, where the women are strong, the men are good looking, and nothing, NOTHING, is the same.