It’s true. I have no shame. If people are talking loudly in public about their personal problems–whether to a another human being who is present or to… Read more “Warning to gals who use public places, like Safeway’s check-out lines, for their personal confessionals: Others will be listening in”
Category: Tales of Walnut Creek
Walnut Creek defined by Urban Dictionary
In several posts, I’ve been asking readers to share their views on how they view this fair East Bay suburb that they either live in or visit.… Read more “Walnut Creek defined by Urban Dictionary”
Home (under the bridge) for the holidays!
A roof over one’s head? Well, that’s something right? Found one man or woman’s retreat under the Ironhorse Trail bridge that crosses Ygnacio Valley Road this morning.… Read more “Home (under the bridge) for the holidays!”
Plundering a long vacant house here in Walnut Creek
Thieves pulling up to a house, long vacant and long on the market. They have a U-Haul truck. They go in and tear out countertops and possibly… Read more “Plundering a long vacant house here in Walnut Creek”
Happy Autumn Walnut Creek!
Okay, it’s not officially the start of autumn–yet. But it is the day after Labor Day, which in many people’s minds, the start of the slide into… Read more “Happy Autumn Walnut Creek!”
Great thing to do on a beautiful, sunny day: cardboard sliding
The semi-ancient sport of cardboard sliding down a grassy hill. Or cardboard tobogganing, as some purists might call it. Ever do that as a kid around here?… Read more “Great thing to do on a beautiful, sunny day: cardboard sliding”
A WC Man’s Christmas Story of a Precious Family Heirloom Surviving War and Revolution
A friend from Chicago, who is crazy about crèches and nativity scenes, e-mailed this New York Times story that features a lovely holiday tale about a Walnut… Read more “A WC Man’s Christmas Story of a Precious Family Heirloom Surviving War and Revolution”
My neighbor is a hoarder
The Mayo Clinic defines hoarding as: The excessive collection of items that seem to have limited or no value, such as newspapers or trash, along with the… Read more “My neighbor is a hoarder”