Month: March 2018

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.14 – Phoenix

The wait proved long. First, there were Xrays, and diagnoses, then prescriptions. We passed two whole days in Louisville. Maybe it was three or four, I don’t know, I was high when I boarded the plane. The painkillers made me sleep like a stone….

Strip Mall in Wisconsin = YouTube (Vlog)

https://d.tube/#!/c/mellow.mission For freedom! For cake!

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.13 – Reentry

My sides were screaming and I felt nauseous. Doc Pearce said I likely had a broken rib. ‘Wonderful.’ I was grateful for the silence in the car. It had been a couple of hours since we’d merged onto the freeway.  No one said much…

Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.12 – ‘One Pair’

“Where’s your Commanding Officer?” Thornton’s distant nasally midwestern voice inquired with detached vehemence. I often pictured him sitting in some lonesome prairie house on a dirt farm, even though his actual surroundings consisted of an array of blue, green, red, and yellow Christmas lights,…

Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.11 – Catnap

“I knew I smelled Java,” Chuck said boisterously as he made a beeline for the pot. “Dear god, I’m too old for these sorts of marathons.” Doctor Pearce remarked, popping his back. Graham was silent, placid even, given his recent eager shenanigans, I had…

Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 2.10 -Kaffeeklatsch

I awoke from a deep dreamless sleep to the sound of chirping birds. A sunbeam danced through the window to land on the wood panel floor. Motes of dust glimmering in its wake. It was cold. Despite the best efforts of a powerful central…

The Origin of Discontentment (Vlog)

Musings on Ennui – Don’t look for a grand purpose and don’t deny a grand purpose. Take the variable approach. The thing you want is X and the only way to get there is to effectively enjoy the X that is right now. http://www.fractaljournal.com …