She Cracks Me Up

Tiller: “Can we eat out?” Me: “No. But we will probably eat out tomorrow before Rollie’s game.” Tiller: “Can we have S&S?” Me: “Well, i guess so. I was thinking Jason’s Deli, but we could do S&S instead.” Tiller: “Okay, well, let’s agree.” [Her head nodding affirmatively, palms face up, and out to the side.] […]

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Melancholy, Twisted, Beautiful

Just finished writing an obituary for my dying grandfather. It made me feel weepy and it made it seem real that he won’t be with us much longer. Felt the same heaviness when i dropped off a porch swing that he made with his own two hands at a friend’s house last night. It did […]

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Excuses, Excuses . . .

Well, I started an awesome, fun post about childhood stuff, but then it was seventies and sunny, so I took my bike out for a ride. Then halfway down the hill closest to my house, I threw my chain off and the whole damn thing jammed, so I walked bike back home, and went for […]

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