What's in a name?

We have been contemplating changing the name of our group.   23rd Hour has some personal significance for us. It was after a marathon 23-hour jam session that we wrote our first song together. We like the name, but… Read more

A Christmas story

I’m not what you might call a religious person.
So the fact that I found myself in the High Church of Capitalism, also known as Walmart,  on Christmas Eve day was, to say the least, unusual. But sometimes a… Read more

College Circuit

It’s gratifying to see that in this day of age of social media and smart phones everywhere that college radio is still alive and well.   Last night we did a gig at KZSU 90.1 FM in the Bay… Read more

Our Holiday Card

So why a balmy, tropical beach scene for our yuletide greeting?

And why do the coconut trees seem to be upside down?

A few reasons (or maybe a bit of rationalization).

First, about the image: It captures a watery reflection… Read more

The root of all evil

We have been battling with a most vexatious weed in our yard. It seems capable of propagating anywhere, sprouting to a couple feet in height with incredible speed and agility. Its tenacious roots anchor defiantly in the soil, making… Read more

Our humble harvest

Throughout the summer and fall, we endured endless photos and postings from friends and family about their bountiful gardens.
We looked on in envy and awe at the cornucopia of fruits and vegetables that people seemed to effortlessly… Read more

Season of Sharing

George Years ago, I decided to have a little holiday dinner party. As I returned from the grocery store I was greeted eagerly by son Anthony, then 7, who, like most growing boys, has a fascination with food.
As… Read more

A perfect day

Wake up after 11 hours, feeling fully recovered from jet lag, travel, visiting and feasting.
Decide upon plan for day: 1. Go on diet 2. Put up Christmas lights 3. Build fire in fireplace.
Look for diet food.… Read more