Finding the Symbionese Liberation Army Hideout BLOG 18

Thursday, May 2, 1974 This afternoon we found the hideout of the Symbionese Liberation Army, the crew who’d kidnapped newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst. It’s at 1827 Golden Gate Avenue. We got called there on a 913 “investigate a suspicious odor” — … Continue reading

“Just When Things Go Good — They Go Bad” — BLOG 17

Wednesday May 1, 1974 Beautiful sunrise this morning. I slid open the window and just took deep breaths.It was gorgeous! The challenge for me is balancing the beauty here at home with the shit I deal with every night at … Continue reading

Change of Scenery Equals Change of Life — BLOG 3


Friday, March 23, 1973

Mine is the gray house in the middle

Mine is the gray house in the middle

Tonight is my last night living in the house I grew up in . . . since I was five.

Tomorrow, I’m moving into a 500-square foot studio apartment in a recently completed complex that’s opening to new residents this weekend.

I just need to get away from 23rd Avenue, so I won’t hear the N-street car and the 71-bus roaring by and shaking the house every ten minutes. There’s other stuff I want to forget, too. All the death and dying I’m seeing every night at work is triggering the memories of what happened to Mom in the upstairs bathroom.

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