This page is dedicated to the common edible weeds that I find around me in the urban neighborhoods of the greater Los Angeles area.
Everything your son needs for his GuySpace
These are the kinds of gifts that would be most appreciated by families who are going through tough financial times.
Here's a top 10 list of songs Al has written from no other inspiration but his own.
Here are the simple steps for dressing as Earl and Randy Hickey.
An old Doritos flavor makes a comeback. Or does it?
Information about Stepmothers Day and ideas about how to observe the holiday and show appreciation for a special stepmom.
Get into the groove this Christmas with the best R&B, blues, and soul songs for the holidays!
My favorite selections of classical Christmas music.
My paternal grandmother, Tiny Alexander, was known for making the best sweet potato pies in Los Angeles. Thank goodness she shared her pie recipe with her daughter-in-law (my mother), who has since given it to me.
Personal stories and videos about toe fractures.
Devoted to Merkin Muffley, the fictional President of the United States portrayed by Peter Sellers in the 1964 Stanley Kubrick film Dr. Strangelove.
Devoted to General Buck Turgidson, the fictional head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff portrayed by George C. Scott in the 1964 Stanley Kubrick film Dr. Strangelove
Nettle-leaf goosefoot, whose scientific name is Chenopodium murale, is one of the low-profile members of the amaranth family. Learn how to identify this edible weed in urban settings and other interesting facts.
This is a snapshot of what was going on during the day (and year) of my birth -- October 24, 1964.
Some of my father's life story, with an emphasis on the parts that relate to the African-American experience. This is my contribution for Black History Month.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, originally published in 1951, is an uproarious set of short stories telling the romantic adventures of a young man attending the University of Minnesota.
Information, folklore, recipes, and resources -- all about the delicious, nutritious clover plant.
Purslane facts and purslane recipes to bolster your appreciation of this virtuous wild plant.
Information, recipes, and fun facts about one of my favorite weeds, the sow thistle.
Learn more about this yummy leafy green that grows all around the Los Angeles area.
Facts, fun, and recipes, all about the common mallow plant.
Can a fairy tale have a positive image of a stepmother? I think so!