Category: Jon’s Log

Up In Smoke: Owning your mistakes

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We were taught early on to accept our mistakes and learn from them.  It’s not easy when you’re a little kid, but later you find it has its own...

A Prickly Test Of Friendship

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A Prickly Test Of Friendship copyright Jon Kramer 11-14-19  /  2,264 words Nonfiction – The events took place summer 1983 during Geology Field Camp at Florissant, Colorado I had...

Three Jacks Is Not A Full House

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Nonfiction.  These events took place in 2013 and early 1960s. July, 2013 – the weather glorious.  A tropical breeze cooled the open deck as the small ferry filled with...

Cocci Twins: A Nick of Time in Salt Lake City

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Original Copyright 1984, last update 1-10-23  /  7,618 words by Jon Kramer Nonfiction.  These events took place forty years ago in 1983. PROLOGUE – This is a long story...

Psychedelics, Part 4 :

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Burning Desire The Jimi Hendrix Experience Copyright 12-25-22 / 1,900 words by Jon Kramer Nonfiction I’ve lived – more-or-less – in Monterey, California since the mid 1990’s when I...

The Jolly Green Giant

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Kramer Kulinary, Part 1 or so The Jolly Green Giant Fresh peas on a road trip west Copyright 12-6-22  /  1,801 words by Jon Kramer   Nonfiction.  These events...

Thanksgiving: What is this all about?

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Today is one day in the year that we remind ourselves to give thanks for what we have. But we should not need reminding. Nor should it be for...

The Pirate and Frankenstein: Lost Eyes in the Waves of Santa Cruz

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Copyright 10-24-22  /  2,700 words by Jon Kramer Nonfiction. The Left Eye Even though it happened to both of us in the same way and in nearly the same...

The Greatest and The Short Fighting Career of Spider Jon

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Unbeknownst to me, and certainly without my permission, the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time died on June 3, 2016.  Exactly what I was doing at the time I...

Psychedelics, Part 2 Rainbows and Strategic Bombing

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Copyright 4-19-22 / 1,397 words by Jon Kramer Nonfiction. These events took place in the around 1970 in Maryland. The late 1960s and early 1970s were a time of...