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25 02, 2019

HAVE WE MET?

By | 2019-02-25T22:36:16+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I discovered that I have been suffering from a delusion.When I arrange to meet with a new person, I often consider that it’s going to be disappointing, a waste of time.I later come away shocked [...]

11 02, 2019

ATTENTION MUST BE PAID

By | 2019-02-11T03:47:24+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

When I was a boy, growing up while my mom, Marion Ross was starring as “Mrs. C” on the ABC comedy Happy Days, there was a framed copy of an article about her on the wall [...]

11 02, 2019

DREAMS OF A PHOENIX

By | 2019-02-11T02:29:11+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Whenever I am standing outside the lavatory on a commercial flight, I stare down the long aisle at the 200 or so people watching TV screens inches from their faces.  They are in effect, dreaming [...]

13 01, 2019

NOISE AND ILLUSION

By | 2019-01-13T23:05:13+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I’m writing this from Newhall, California, on a location not far from the former Melody Ranch, where the filming of a network police drama is underway.   I have a guest starring role in this [...]

26 12, 2018

Department Store Santy

By | 2018-12-26T20:58:11+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The skinny old guy sitting in my office was saying, “I don’t have no family, so long hours on a holiday don’t bother me any.  You can count on me, I been a Santy for [...]

21 12, 2018

Mimeo Memories

By | 2018-12-21T21:41:04+00:00 December 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

The magic of Christmas has been written about by far more interesting writers than I, but I had my own special experience with the season.Let’s talk Christmas presents. The best present I ever got from [...]

21 12, 2018

The Opioid Addict Next Door

By | 2018-12-21T21:51:20+00:00 December 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Opioid epidemic, which easily drifts from the public spotlight, continues to rage on.But as shameful and devastating as it is, it’s only one aspect of America’s drug woes.Of course, drug addiction has been around [...]

3 12, 2018

From the Other Side of the Glass

By | 2018-12-03T07:30:53+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

As I write this, a little bit of Meskimen family history is unfurling… I’m in the green room at Village Recording studios in Santa Monica, famous for many hits that were recorded here by Fleetwood [...]

21 11, 2018

A THANKSGIVING WISH FOR YOU

By | 2018-11-21T06:50:00+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

May the holidays provide you rest, peace, space for your own thoughts, hope where none has been able to thrive, enjoyment of people you love, a little exercise, delicious food, some insights, opportunities, and an [...]

15 11, 2018

FACE VALUE

By | 2018-11-15T02:31:00+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

In my youth, I believed that when I got to be a certain age, (such as the age I am now) I would have become “wise”. Silly me. That’s almost as silly as believing that [...]