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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 14, 2012 reads comments
A Prayer for Bellosguardo - Bud Stuart writes a prayer for Bellosguardo. 1804 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 25, 2012 reads comments
Spring - In the name of spring, Bud Stuart wrote a poem. 1613 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 08, 2012 reads comments
The Collectors - This week Frank Frost offers some weekend fiction with his short story, "The Collectors." 3662 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 04, 2011 reads comments
That Old Big Sur - Frank Frost shares a short story about an unusual love affair in Big Sur. (Disclaimer: This piece contains sexual content; discretion is advised.) 5272 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 01, 2011 reads comments
Jack No Lantern - Morgan Baker, age 9, is getting started early on her writing career. In honor of Halloween, she wrote a story entitled "Jack No Lantern." 1962 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 30, 2011 reads comments
Barry the Bat - This week Bud Stuart shares his poem "Barry the Bat." Barry the bat lived in Rocky Flat, in the tower of the Methodist church. 3509 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 09, 2011 reads comments
Gershwin's Last Waltz - Frank Frost shares his short story "Gershwin's Last Waltz" for Edhatters to enjoy on this lovely weekend. 4126 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 18, 2011 reads comments
The Man with the Veal Medallions - Frank Frost shares his wonderfully clever short story "The Man with the Veal Medallions." 2613 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 08, 2011 reads comments
For My Lyndy - Bud Stuart shares a special poem for Mother's Day. "The mothering that's in my life, All comes from my sweet caring wife," he writes. 2691 NA
I’ll Do It Today - Gus Harris has a poem for Mother's Day called "I'll Do It Today." It was written in response to a Mother's Day card she received from her daughter. 3300 NA
Thank You Will and Kate - Bud Stuart has a poem for us about the Royal Wedding extravaganza last week. He calls it "Thank you Will and Kate." 2913 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 24, 2011 reads comments
A wedding at Cana: the Caterer's Story - Frank Frost sent in a little story for Easter about wine at a wedding. It's called "A wedding at Cana: the Caterer's Story." 3671 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 17, 2011 reads comments
Hooray It’s April - Bud Stuart has a poem to share entitled "Hooray it's April." 1410 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 10, 2011 reads comments
Date in the Bike Lane - Courtney Dietz's poem submission is entitled: "Date in the Bike Lane: Some Lines for a Lousy Driver." 2996 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 17, 2011 reads comments
St. Patrick's Day - St. Patrick's Day is a holiday that seems to inspire our local poets. Here's a submission from Bud Stuart. 2907 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 13, 2011 reads comments
Spring's Magic - Bud Stuart shares a poem with us about the changing of the seasons. It's called "Spring's Magic." 2791 NA
If a Crow - In anticipation of St. Patrick's Day, Tracy Wren shares a poem written when she lived in Ireland called "If a Crow". 2773 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 06, 2011 reads comments
The Ladder of Love - Tracy Wren shares a poem with us called "The Ladder of Love". It begins: "The jazz musician sat in the diner with his son" 1358 NA
A Prayer for Bellosguardo - Bud Stuart shares a poem: "A Prayer for Bellosguardo". He says he has he would like to share it with Huguette Clark. 2535 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 27, 2011 reads comments
My Santa Barbara - Bud Stuart: My Santa Barbara is a Dream/ For all these years that’s what it’s been/ From a splendid Biltmore Sunday brunch/ When long ago we stopped for lunch. 1544 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 20, 2011 reads comments
Fiction: Francisco - I interviewed a new man, Francisco, for the job of pipe fitter. He was a little bald man with a look of agitation etched into his expression. 4258 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 21, 2010 reads comments
He Likes Cats - Frank Frost shares a short story, titled "He Likes Cats." The setting, though fictionalized, will be recognizable to Santa Barbara residents. 3683 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 01, 2010 reads comments
Halloween Story Contest - This is it. This is the end. The drop-dead deadline for the Annual Edhat Halloween Story Writing Contest is midnight tonight! 4538 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 05, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 22: The conclusion - Basking Shark's final chapter. Despite his best efforts, Dick is still around to make it into the old folks home. 3215 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 29, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 21 - This week Dick McNabb gets in a tense firefight as he flees Marina del Rey with Loretta Stone. 3019 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 22, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 20 - This week, Dick finds Loretta Stone at an apartment in Marina Del Rey and struggles to get her out before Carlos returns. 4126 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 15, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 19 - This week, Dick finds out that Loretta Stone is still alive and being held captive in Marina Del Rey. He loads his gun and prepares to rescue her in the morning. 4136 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 08, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 18 - This week Dick is visited by two stony-faced DEA agents who give him a not-so-subtle warning to back off from their case. 3172 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 01, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 17 - This week, Dick starts to go stir crazy while recovering from a gunshot wound in the hospital and gets another visit from the police. 2998 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 25, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 16 - In Chapter 16, Dick gets the details on the execution of Poubelle and reads about his own near-death experience in the newspaper. 2982 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 18, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 15 - In Chapter Fifteen, Dick wakes up in a hospital with a throbbing head and gets a not-so-friendly visit from a police officer. 3265 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 11, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 14 - In Chapter Fourteen, Dick spots the drug runners anchored at Santa Cruz Island and rushes back to the harbor to wait for them (and grab a beer). 2496 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 04, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 13 - In Chapter Thirteen, Dick pretends to be fishing while looking for drug runners and catches something that's not a basking shark. 2863 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 27, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 12 - In Chapter Twelve, Dick calculates that Carlos and Co. would make their pickup of drugs by mid-afternoon, probably somewhere out by the Channel Islands. 2867 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 20, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 11 - In Chapter Eleven, Dick is saved by his two homeless friends and decides to forgo the emergency room. 3016 NA
The Roundabout - Frank Frost's short story, The Roundabout, is set in Santa Barbara. A fender bender has more consequences for Harrison than a damaged Lexus. 3739 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 13, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 10 - In Chapter Ten, Dick sneaks up to the house in Montecito and finds out that Carlos plans a boat trip the next day, and is forcing Loretta to go with him. 3043 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 06, 2010 reads comments
Chapter 9 - In Chapter Nine, Dick meets his friend Mannie for a drink or two and some information. 3313 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 30, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 8 - In Chapter Eight, McNabb choses the P.I. game over love, and continues his quest. 1787 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 23, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 7 - In Chapter Seven, Dick McNabb makes a supply run to LA and comes back with a tail. 1929 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 16, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 6 - In Chapter Six, Dick McNabb figures out what is going to happen to him in Chapter 6. 1794 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 09, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 5 - In Chapter Five, Dick McNabb gets a sobering lecture about dealing with drug lords - and ignores it. 2057 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 02, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 4 - In Chapter Four, Dick McNabb takes the case. But, will he wonder why? 2018 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 25, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 3 - In Chapter Three, Dick McNabb ponders life on a beach with a beautiful woman, and the plot thickens. 2006 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 18, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 2 - In Chapter Two, Dick McNabb ponders life on a beach with a beautiful woman, and the plot thickens. 2265 NA
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 11, 2010 reads comments
Basking Shark - Chapter 1 - In Chapter One, Dick McNabb is on an early morning stake-out at the Harbor, with a wet ass and a bad attitude. 2804 NA

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