Homeless poser, Mercedes Benz owner, the other Patrick Daughertys of San Diego, at work on Alaska Pipeline
Patrick Daugherty 8:30 a.m., March 24
London-born American author of three memoirs and four novels. Two of her memoirs, including Raising Blaze: A Mother and Son's Long, Strange Journey into Autism, were based on stories written for the Reader.
At home in San Diego
Where I live, no major high-volume road cuts apart the 'hood. People can cross the street without becoming dead. The amoeba-shaped Balboa Park Municipal Golf Course and grid-busting canyons have made a rabbit warren of the streets.
A mom resists fruit chews.
It was Marissa who was the star of the group. Marissa had brought a packaged lunch direct from the supermarket shelves. The little container sported sections for small taco chips, taco sauce, and shredded cheese.
A mother fights for her son
There were several IV lines and a fetal monitor that amplified the baby's heartbeat to a level that was impossible to ignore.