Friday Burrito

The Friday Burrito

Seasonal atmospheric rivers have landed in Southern California this week. The doom-and-gloom media stories have turned from “not enough rain” to “too much rain.” Whatever…
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The Friday Burrito

Every December since 1998 when I began writing the Friday Burrito, I wondered how time passed so quickly. I was writing the January issue and…
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The Friday Burrito

The seasonal winter rains have started in Southern California. Perfect timing because I didn’t want to water our lawn, nor did I fancy helping my…
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The Friday Burrito

I dedicate today’s Burrito to the men and women who protect our country as members of the military. It would be nice if troops, ammo,…
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The Friday Burrito

DIY front-yard Halloween decos are the new sensation. Some of our neighbors have created elaborate spooky scenery including 13’-tall monster statues that light up and…
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The Friday Burrito

Do you care to join me in feeling (sick) that the fabric of the civilized world is coming undone? My heart aches for the victims…
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The Friday Burrito

You knew today’s masthead picture was coming. You didn’t think I’d pass on the opportunity to introduce my first grandson, William Isaac Ackerman. Born on…
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The Friday Burrito

Today is my grandson’s birthday. I don’t know his name yet. I haven’t even seen his picture. I haven’t heard him wail aloud. I haven’t…
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The Friday Burrito

Tonight is the beginning of the Jewish New Year. For me, it marks the passage of time in a nostalgic way. Most of myimmediate family…
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The Friday Burrito

Two weeks absent from Burrito writing and I must remind myself how to start. I could talk about what I did over the last fortnight…
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