The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race by R.G. Ryan Originally published in Snapshots At St. Arbuck's Vol 2, Available from   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

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

Poetry In Motion

Location: Somewhere off the coast of Baja California onboard the Mariner of the Seas, en-route to Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. Yes, it’s true, R.G., the landlubber, is on a cruise ship. A very, very big cruise ship. Talking aircraft carrier big. Thirty-five hundred passengers and twenty-eight hundred crew members big. Which means … Continue reading Poetry In Motion