Google getting pushy. Over-stepping authority. Claims my blog ‘’ is a phishing site. It is not. Trust your own instincts. – kiley aka the secret keeper

STOP no fishing or lauching of nuclear missiles past this point

to fish or not to fish

Life, as a rule, needs to keep its sense of humor. If we can’t laugh while facing adversity, what is the point? STOP MESSING WITH MY BLOG! – kiley

Joan Didion 0n ‘Why I Write’ Part Three

joan didion in chair at desk with typewriter

Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism. Her novels and essays explore the disintegration of American morals and cultural chaos, where the overriding theme is individual and social fragmentation. A sense of anxiety or dread permeates much of her work

…Which was a writer [last line from Part Two]

By which I mean not a ‘good’ writer or a ‘bad’ writer but simply a writer, a person whose most absorbed and passionate hours are spent arranging words on pieces of paper. Had my credentials been in order I would never have become a writer. Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind there would have been no reason to write. I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear. Why did the oil refineries around Carquinez Straits seem sinister to me in the summer of 1956? Why have the night lights in the bevatron burned in my mind for twenty years? What is going on in these pictures in my mind?