Froma Bird's Eye View

By Raven West

Monthly Archives: December, 2019

The Decade in Review 2010-2020

Since 1968 I’ve been filling pages of a yearly diary. These books came from an insurance company in my home town of Ellenville, NY which is now owned by a high school friend of mine. Every New Year’s Eve for 42 years after, I’d perform a “retirement ritual” where I would lay out all the …

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His Name is Earl

According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, there are approximately 50,000 homeless people in and around Los Angeles living on streets, parks and freeway underpasses. This is a story about just one. He name is Earl. About fifteen years ago when I lived in Thousand Oaks I was working as the store manager for …

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