The Lows

I almost stayed in bed today. Not from physical illness, but from a mental state that left me unprepared to deal with life. But I went to work. I had no reason not to. I wonder when it might be possible to accept taking a sick day because your brain is underwater with...whatever. I haven't... Continue Reading →

The Sound of My Heart Breaking

Who can think of anything else at the moment but THE BUG? Covid-19. Coronavirus. I look at the statistics in the morning, and watch the US climb by a hundred deaths a day. David Sedaris once wrote that in the US, Americans were taught to think "We're number 1!" without ever thinking that no other... Continue Reading →

Cattle Transport

Greyhound station The Greyhound in Chicago is just as sad as I remember. I took a Lyft to get there, for the first time in my life because I’ve become a Eurowimp and don’t have the instincts for dicey neighborhoods anymore and it seems like cabs are no longer a thing. The driver was from... Continue Reading →

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