Monthly Archives: March 2013

Joe’s Haircut by Joseph Najera

I know what you would say to yourself, the first time you see me.  You don’t have to be polite.  “Why doesn’t he get a haircut?” and it would be true.  I don’t like cutting my hair.  I never have.  … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Stories by Carlos Najera

In 1913 the towns of California were still very rustic. They were mostly new towns. Even the old towns like San Francisco or San Diego were still relatively young, going back to the gold rush years just sixty years earlier. … Continue reading

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Spring Fever by Carlos Najera

I was five years old in 1914 when John, my stepfather, took us to visit one of the old Pochi families that he knew. They lived at a dairy ranch near Saticoy. My brother and sisters went there also. The grown-ups sat … Continue reading

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Bitter Sweets by Carlos Najera

 It was Sunday, back in 1969 and Teresa our youngest daughter wanted to go Original Joe’s, for many years our favorite restaurant in downtown San Jose. I did not want to drive through the terrible traffic jams they have down … Continue reading

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