My dad died so long ago I don’t remember much. I’ve not had much use for Father’s Day since 1965. I don’t think about him too often anymore. I wore a mustache in his honor for thirty years, hating … [Read more...] about Father’s Day
Dwight Eisenhower, a Republican, spoke of and warned us of the evils of the military-industrial complex in a 1962 speech. The Republican Party in 2020 is precisely the system Ike was describing in … [Read more...] about We Should Be Antifa
Shavers, Spinks, Holmes, and Berbick... The last fights were as important, as defining, as the early fights. As important as Rome in 1960, as important as Sonny Liston, as Joe Frazier, George … [Read more...] about Rest In Peace, Champ
In the grocery store, wearing the mask Janet Baskerville made me, and being genuinely happy I have such a nice mask. Worrying about what I’m touching, and then touching my face because it itched. … [Read more...] about Shopping…
I took some FB flak for posting about the number of survivors from this virus. This is my response to any who disagree: We could all go jump off bridges and stuff now, I suppose... the news is dark, … [Read more...] about There is good news… you have to look for it…
Mo A random Facebook friend request, a name from deep in the past. From the old days, another place, another time, like a signal from a star fifty light-years away. From a world unrecognizable, and … [Read more...] about My Best Day, As A Writer
A young girl, Asian, I think she’s Chinese, not sure. She works as a nurses aide. Both of us walking, side by side down a narrow brick and glass and concrete corridor to the parking lot, facing west, … [Read more...] about The End of the World.
Abandoned train stations, old barns, houses like this… storytellers. How fast the fall can come. One hour on one day, one single event and everything that once was solid and stable can collapse into … [Read more...] about Haunting Houses