My Parents, the Kennedy’s

When I was a boy, I had a vivid imagination that would take me forward and backward in time, and to the far off places like the center of the earth – and the moon. It was the 1960s and at age seven, I would lie on my stomach in front of the television and... Continue Reading →

Escape from Bali

In early 1971, when I was 10 years old, my mother sold our house and moved our family (she and 5 children) from Northern California to the island of Bali, in Indonesia. The trip there was a story in itself, departing San Francisco in the passenger quarters on a freighter that took us all the... Continue Reading →

Babysitters Spontaneous

When I was about 12 or 13, I got the idea in my head that I would start my own local business in Bolinas. I was already known far and wide for the great care that I took of my younger siblings (Trishna and Hermione at the time -- Mary was to come along later).... Continue Reading →

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