2014

In just a few moments, gunshots will ring out across the city. Police sirens will fill the night air, illegal fireworks will light up the sky, shouting from nearby houses and apartments will commence and the new year will begin with a bang. Literally. That’s Anaheim for you. I enjoyed a bit of Dirty Dancing […]

Here.

I’m here. Sometimes it feels otherwise, like those nights when I’m too tired to think, to write, to move. But at this moment — listening to my laundry tumble about in the dryer, picking out the faint clackety-clack of a train’s song being carried through the night air and trying to ignore my hunger pangs […]

Dog Days

When I was about ten years old, I thought it would be a great idea to take both dogs for a walk at the same time. One was a Lab mix, the other a Samoyed mix. They had been part of the family for a good five to seven years at that time, and I […]

Towel. Thrown in.

I’m weary. It’s only hump day and I need a) a weekend, b) better yet — a vacation or c) a trust fund. Just kidding on that last one. The Lawn Surgery which I spoke of last weekend resulted in stitches which didn’t hold. A leak returned, and with it, my sanity quickly dwindled. My eyes […]