Rialto CA street sign

The Deep Embrace of Rialto, California

“Is he dead?” I asked.

“We don’t have time to talk,” answered the Air Force hospital corpsman as he reached across my father’s chest to take his arm and pull him …


Peer Recovery Art mural

Can Art Heal Our Minds—and Our Communities?

I don’t care for labels, but I’m a Californian who went around the country working carnivals before schizophrenia dug its hooks into me. After 10 years, some of them wandering …