Category: writing

  • 2017-10-09 Another Look at a Familiar Book

    Over a year ago I was given a book called “Madness, Rack, and Honey”. It’s a collection of lectures from a famous poet who now teaches for an MFA program at Vermont College, Mary Ruefle’s. I started reading the book and then stopped. I then dumped the guy who gave it to me. In return, […]

  • 2017-07-11 Portland: What People Do

    When in Portland Today we did what people in Portland do And went to have donuts at the VooDoo. Today we did what people in Portland do And walked up and down 3rd Avenue We spied some parks and a fountain too. We ate at a food truck or two. We did the things that […]

  • 2017-06-21 Still Too Much – Part Two (The Talking Heads Edition)

    Two blog posts in one day.. that has not happened in a long time. It must mean that too much is still too much and I’m having trouble handling it. I’m just winding down for the day and am laying in my bed thinking about this reality. I’m fighting the urge to go down to […]

  • 2017-05-20 No Risk, No Reward

    I have a wonderful friend from back in the day. I’m going to call her, Princess KK Now Princess KK is smart, successful, and also quite funny. She’s pretty and clever and lives somewhere not so sunny. We don’t chat very often, in-fact, almost never Because we are far apart and, of course, busy as […]

  • 2017-02-08 You Can’t Always Get What You Want

    But if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need… OR NOT. I’ve had a cardboard box of stuff packed up for a couple of days now. The box has been sitting on my kitchen table and I’ve had to stare it down at every breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seeing it […]