My Sordid Past

"We write to taste life twice: in the moment and in retrospect."
Anais Nin

"The next thing most like living one's life over again seems to be a recollection of that life, and to make that recollection as durable as possible by putting it down in writing."
Benjamin Franklin

"A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else poor."
Alexander Smith

Some school days stuff.

Lincoln Junior High School and at Corona del Mar High School.

I don't have the audacity to try to chronicle in one fell swoop my adult life.
For that reason, I will simply list and describe some key eras and places in my adult life.

Life Stages:

Youth and Young Adulthood

Newport Harbor High School Parking Lot

Growth and Career Building

Newport Harbor High School Parking Lot

Family and Middle Age

CdM HS Track

Special Places in My Past:

The Bully

Newport Harbor High School Parking Lot

My Mom's Grave

My mother's grave

The Track

CdM HS Track

First Love

Westwood Village near UCLA


On the Beach

On the Speedway at Playa del Rey


Memorial bench on Loyola University Campus

Summer Sunset

Laguna Beach, CA



Newport Harbor High School Parking Lot