Archive for December, 2008

I Can’t Live If Living Is Without You

December 28th, 2008

Years ago, I was sitting in a dark bar at some casino, watching purple lights dance off of a blue waterfall and an orange fire pit.  A lone musician sat in the corner with an electric keyboard and synthesizer, and two lonely dollar bills in a beer mug.  Me and Cynthia, my co-worker, were winding [...]

Love, Eclipsing

December 22nd, 2008

Loretta was a fashionable woman, even in her 70’s.  She rose early in the mornings, and enjoyed sitting for an hour or two at her vanity with a collection of brushes, tubes, and powders, sipping coffee, and humming along to show  tunes.  I used to lay on her bed, with its orange and red Indian [...]

Anthony Protesters Are A Disgrace

December 16th, 2008

Like many others, I have followed the story of two year old Caylee Anthony, who was reported missing last July.  I have read the various twists and turns of this case, and felt the same frustration, sorrow, and anger that others have no doubt felt.
Certainly, in a case like Caylee’s, the need to find the [...]

This Is an A.D.D. Coup

December 8th, 2008

There’s a piece of lavender stretched across the sky, a rough patch of color in-between gray and white clouds. If it were warmer, I’d stand outside and take a moment to appreciate its difference, but it’s freezing outside, and I seem to have misplaced my only warm coat. It’s likely in one of [...]