The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race by R.G. Ryan Originally published in Snapshots At St. Arbuck's Vol 2, Available from Amazon.com   Six a.m. on a mid-summer Sunday morning. I was sitting at a sidewalk table outside a St. Arbuck’s on Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood—“WeHo” to the locals—doing a bit of people watching and thinking about … Continue reading The Amazing Race

Gunny

He’s there every day. Heck, I even see him in the afternoons and evenings; always with a different group of people; always with a few recent creations tucked under his arm. I won’t tell you his name, because I know he treasures anonymity. He was a Gunnery Sergeant in the Marine Corps; so, I’ll just … Continue reading Gunny

The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Shrieks

(Originally published in Snapshots At St. Arbuck's Vol 3)Honesty compels me to confess that rowdy children in a small, enclosed space like St. Arbuck’s is not one of my favorite things.Actually, now that I think about it, unruly kids are off-putting regardless of the environment.And don’t get me started on the topic of inattentive, permissive … Continue reading The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Shrieks