favorite poems

a couple of my favorite poems read by Garrison Keillor on writers almanac: Earl by Louis Jenkins [audio:http://www.zinkwazi.com/music/Earl.mp3|titles=Earl|artists=Louis Jenkins]   and long time favorite, Funeral Blues, by W.H. Auden...

baby rudy

i visited rudy this week and took some photos of his little world. rudy is 7 weeks old, he was born with HLHS (Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome) he has spent the entire time in the CTICU at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center. The only time he has spent in his...

eric eacker on cnn!

local firefighter hero and friend of zinkwazi.com, eric eacker, has been working on the santa barbara tea fire for the past 3 days. eric was interviewed yesterday by cnn! santa barbara tea fire photos. here is the video: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player....

your part in history

  Today for the first, and most likely the only, time in your life you get to actually participate in History. Your grandchildren will ask you how you voted in this election and will, regardless of the outcome, judge you...