Dad Gaines arrives in Los Angeles at 7:30 p.m. Friday. I have a big week planned for the Old Man: LAT Book Fest, a play in Silver Lake, Dodgers game, up to Malibu for a day ... you get the idea. I can't wait to show him around; should be a blast.
Congratulations are in order for everyone's favorite children's reading coach, Holly McClintic. Mack just completed the final class of her master's in education program at Michigan State, making her a Top-Secret Robot Ninja Master of Reading. If you can read this, join me in sending Miss McClintic M.A. a robust Rocket Fever Huzzah!
For all those East Lansing development-story junkies out here, take a gander at this piece in The State News. Well done, Bob Darrow.