The L.A. Times reports on what we already know. Possums may be ugly, but they get medieval on your snails and slugs: But as disgusting as the animals may appear, they actually do quite lovelywork in the garden. Opossums are nature’s clean-up crew, working thegraveyard shift. Like little dust busters, they cruise the landscape, roundears … Continue reading Possums!
The new features section we’ve been planning isn’t a secret per se, but it’s not exactly something that has had the benefit of a pre-launch PR blitz, either. Since L.A. Observed has reported on another blog’s reporting of it, I guess it’s OK for me to hold up the cat for a little inspection. (Clicking … Continue reading The cat’s out of the Daily News bag
In the time I’ve written 300 or so Movable Type blog posts, I have lost touch with the Blogger Dashboard interface. It’s pretty great. Writing, formatting and saving happens so quickly (I suspect a lot of Ajax improvements in the Web interface, for those who know what that means, and I don’t include myself in … Continue reading Blogger — I’ve missed you
See my post below on Mack Reed’s departure from L.A. Voice? There was some talk at transition time about the new L.A. Voice blog-runners being politically conservative. That’s not the problem. While I enjoy many conservative bloggers (beginning with the late, very great Cathy Seipp, and continuing today with Bridget Johnson, even conservative Daily News … Continue reading L.A. Voice revisited
Here I am, Van Nuys. Our pockmarked street isn’t fixed, our driveway is turning into an arena for two orange tabby cats to square off in a turf war, the only vegetables doing well in the garden are ones that sprouted on their own, we still have housepainting to do (the project began last October), … Continue reading 2,000 Days comes back to life