Monthly Archives: April 2009

….and about the wayfarers…..

the black-framed rayban wayfarers, myself, a knapsack and about eight of the twenty dollars that i had when i left atlanta, landed in the middle of the pacific ocean. my brother welcomed me guardedly. i don’t even know how they … Continue reading

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the conclusion;”and now, if you can answer these three questions,……”

it was a game show. as i was swimming up from the darkness i could see in front of me, three television hosts dressed up as EMS workers. behind them was the audience. they were friends of mine and people … Continue reading

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the wayfarers that walked me back here as i found the phantom carriage

these are tortoise-shell rayban wayfarers i bought in the late spring of 1995. i hold onto them like they matter very much to me, though there’s some kind of disconnect between why i got them and why i hold onto … Continue reading

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plunging to depths other than toilet-related…..just like “it”….

i related my note last night knowing that my birthday’s beginning was definitely “just beginning.”  after walking maxx one-last-time (he bullies me around) and giving the bathroom bowl one last shot with that plunger, i returned to digs in the … Continue reading

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what,…it took forever to grow a moustache and now….

….i’m sitting here, my forefinger and thumb rubbing gently at my chin and above my upper lip and i’m wondering what happened to my ability to grow facial hair. someone told me that after chemotherapy, you never know how your … Continue reading

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writing on the sand with the wind blowing, oh, betty……

it ended with the miracle of morgan’s creek. here’s betty hutton; but it started here, long ago…. taking a cue from the moment, i needed this rainy day. so did maxx, if we were going to have “dogtime-on-the-beach.” i walked … Continue reading

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took the night off, hid in the grey lights;…heaven….i’m in heaven

“ruggles of red gap”, “top hat”, “a night at the opera” and “dinner at eight” – i didn’t need a plan. i could wait another day or two to finish my staplegun madness (above). there are but two open spaces … Continue reading

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somehow, the pictures from the dead camera were better

with the battery charged and two hours before espresso school with our new (old) la san marco espresso machine, i took to the bike and headed down deKalb avenue, to where i rode that grey, solitary october afternoon when i … Continue reading

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as i listened to “the graduate”

it was a movie that was part of my up comingness of young adulthood. in my high school days, i pondered more the lyrics of paul simon than the cinematic genius of mike nichols. i liked ann bancroft since she … Continue reading

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alright, then….

GLOSSARY- brain and memory out-of-the-gate; Interference – A phenomenon whereby something stored in long-term memory inhibits one’s ability to remember something else correctly. the interference experienced in keeping the radio station tuned in (sorry, i’m still analogue) is nothing compared … Continue reading

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