Tag: Life

Warm n Fuzzy

So Coast to Coast just came on across my old mid 90’s radio my grandad now uses to listen to conservative talk radio. Gave me a warm n fuzzy feeling. Same as when it came on in the wee hours of the morning as…

Ten Joys of Simple Work

I bitch a lot about my day job so here are some of the perks. I’m too shagged out to make it terribly witty or poetic but I’m trying damn it! 1) My feet are strong. I got buff feet yall. They conform to…

But…I Want to Play (An Update of Sorts)

Still dwelling in hotels whilst the house undergoes repairs. Speaking of house the thing needs to have the roof swept, the back and front yard raked, months of dishes done, the carpets cleaned, and the owner whipped. (I’m the owner.) There have been too…

Getting in the Mood for Mystery

Or Notes for Pedants and Spoilsports It’s altogether easy to lose your sense of wonder. Especially when questions can be answered instantly. But it isn’t the answer that kills the magic. It’s the speed. It’s the lack of space. Mystery is a living thing…

Why History? Why Learning?

So, I stumbled across the Shindo Renmei. An interesting group that sprang out of an interesting set of circumstances. It is a peculiarity in the truest sense of the word. Absolutely dependent on the specifics of its time and place. That is the case…

Under Construction – Up Since Three

I sit staring at a hotel curtain. The pattern reminds me of birch trees. Beyond are some Loblolly pines and Carolina starlight. The room has that new plaster smell that reminds me of the apartment I stayed at while working at a fiberglass plant….

Hello World said the Ouija Machine

These machines are febrile hopes for marking the memory of our passing. The permanence of steel, the artificial sun of a liquid display, the durability of plastic. We dance our fingers in frantic spells over 21st century Ouija boards. We the dead write messages…