My Week in Detox

He told us his name was Ray Casados but on the street they called him Rah-Rah. He was a young tatted up heroin addict who was spending 90 days at the Hoy Recovery Program in Velarde, New Mexico, hoping he could finally kick the habit that had him by the balls, and move forward with a new life as a barber. He hailed from nearby … Continue reading My Week in Detox

Bob Sevey

As a kid growing up in Hawaii, perhaps the most influential person on the island was KGMB anchor Bob Sevey.  He was our Walter Cronkite.  Our TV set was always tuned to his newscasts in the evening and he and his protegee, Linda Coble, were the reason I went into television in the first place.  Bob Sevey died on Friday but his excellence and legacy … Continue reading Bob Sevey