“Dad! What are you doing on the roof? Get down from there!” Jesus. I hold the ladder steady as he works his way down. As soon as I can reach him I hold him steady too. 84 years old. “What were you thinking? You know your balance is no good anymore, you could have broken … More Day 76 – Get Down From There!
Even though I haven’t actually had the brain to write much fiction this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the writing process. And after watching two very excellent and entirely different movies this week: Serenity at Geek Movie Night, and later the beautiful and thought provoking Dancing at the Blue Iguana, I’ve been thinking … More Day 62 – books vs movies
I had one of the juiciest philosophical conversations of my life last night. With a guy who’s brilliant, rational, and has developed a personal philosophy that is almost entirely in contrast to my own.
You can tell by the way his hair bends and curls in the back that it had been in a ponytail earlier today, but now it’s just a mess of curls roving. His legs are stretched out, feet kicked out of sandals, heels resting on his shoes; barefoot but not shoeless. Everything in his body … More Day 59 – Guy on a Bus
Meals with Gloria aren’t so much a physical necessity as a social one. Whatever unholy force animates him also fuels him. He doesn’t really need to eat – aside from that constant background buzz, that constant craving for braaaains….