Sometimes, You Share Your Room with a Fox

As soon as I decide to leave Colorado permanently, I make a bucket list of all the things I must do before I go. It’s funny to think I’ve lived here twenty-three years and I am going to pack all these activities into my last six-months. My bucket list starts with the...

I’ve Given It Up

After yet another extreme hangover post New Year's Eve, I gave up drinking. Again. Then, somehow, I came across Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol by Holly Whitaker and read it in a weekend. I was at day fifteen...

Elephant Rope

It’s Friday night and I walk up the block to Paula’s house to eat pizza, salad and seafood bisque with her family and another couple. Everyone else goes out to smoke and Paula and I start discussing our level of contentment and/or happiness with our lives. We both...

2020 Best Books

No reason to go on about what a doozy of a year 2020 was except to say, I didn't really have much I felt like writing about despite the fact I read 127 books. I sure hope to never read that many books in one year again! Here are a few of my favorites (in no particular...

Radicalized

I watch my free will slip through the river of sangria Drop by drop, out of the pitcher To gather at the bottom of a 99 cent IKEA glass   Through the low flame A dog in a god-damned hoody jumps from lap to lap To finally take space, curled on the cushion of a...

I’ve Given It Up

After yet another extreme hangover post New Year's Eve, I gave up drinking. Again. Then, somehow, I came across Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol by Holly Whitaker and read it in a weekend. I was at day fifteen...

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Elephant Rope

It’s Friday night and I walk up the block to Paula’s house to eat pizza, salad and seafood bisque with her family and another couple. Everyone else goes out to smoke and Paula and I start discussing our level of contentment and/or happiness with our lives. We both...

read more

2020 Best Books

No reason to go on about what a doozy of a year 2020 was except to say, I didn't really have much I felt like writing about despite the fact I read 127 books. I sure hope to never read that many books in one year again! Here are a few of my favorites (in no particular...

read more

Radicalized

I watch my free will slip through the river of sangria Drop by drop, out of the pitcher To gather at the bottom of a 99 cent IKEA glass   Through the low flame A dog in a god-damned hoody jumps from lap to lap To finally take space, curled on the cushion of a...

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Wisdom for Composing My Project

I shall paint the walls The parent toxin (You'd be all light and speedy, all together.) I figured it hit a nerve, though of course at the time I didn't know which one. We wove them all together - They helped create a safer climate Stenciled in golden yellow Tales,...

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