It's been a mild winter here in New York, so the brazen cold gripping the region over the last couple of days has gotten me even more psyched for my week in California spreading the word about Madonna of the Toast.
On Saturday, March 10 at Hotel Utah in San Francisco, I'll be reading, along with some of my pals. Doors are at 8:00, readings begin at 9:00. Sliding scale admission, but $15 gets you a copy of the book. There will be music, too!
Then on Thursday, March 15 at The Venice Contemporary in Los Angeles, I'm reading with Mike the Poet and fellow MBP author Mark Ferem. The event is free, and so are select drinks from the bar! How can you go wrong?
And in the spirit of grand western landscapes, here is what one man claims is the Virgin Mary in basalt. The photograph comes from the Times-News, which reported the story of this sighting in Twin Falls, Idaho, by Shoshone Falls. It was reported just a few weeks ago, though it didn't get much traction in the media.