Measuring the Hours, the Days, a Life T. Jefferson Parker, T. Jefferson Parker is a novelist and writer who lives in
Orange County. His column appears in OC Live! the first three Thursdays of every month.
SURFING : Appeal of Comic Art Swells RICK FIGNETTI and DAVID REYES, Rockin' Fig is Rick Fignetti, a Huntington Beach surfer/shop
owner. Times staff writer David Reyes has reported on U.S. surf teams competing in Bali and Brazil.
Lent : Mexico's Mystical Season PATRICIA QUINTANA, With MEG ROSE; Quintana is the author of "Mexico's Feast of Life" (Council Oaks Books) and "Taste of Mexico" (Stewart, Tabori & Chang). She lives in Mexico.