Everyone likes a mystery right? Here is a small one. My parents have this tiny handmade book that has come down through our family. It sits in a silver box in their lounge room...pretty much unexamined over the years. It has some water damage, and the binding glue has degraded through the spine. Some of … Continue reading The book.
I am not really very active on social media at the moment. So apologies to anyone who has left a message or comment there for me.Sure, I post links to stuff I have written, but I'm really not consuming anything that Facebook or Twitter or Instagram has to offer.I really do feel it is time … Continue reading The NOW page.
If, like me, you are a little prone to oil your jaded, skeptical and perhaps just a little too gullible opinions on the workings of big government with a nice juicy conspiracy theory or two, I think you will really enjoy this article by Jamie Palmer in the online magazine Quillette. In My misspent Years … Continue reading Who shot JKF? Spoiler alert.
Awake. For a while now. ... Counting out callipers between the PUNCH-LIGHT ... that chalks the bedroom in a Blitzlicht flash. and and and BOOM —- shaking the earth. rolling out thickly to the north. ... Then it comes. leeward slanting rain stings on windows rattles in gutters I can feel the thickness of it. … Continue reading Night Storm.
My dog lay silver In the silver sun Belly up in absent trust. ... His lupine paws in sympathy with dreams of chase or being chased.
I am about to suggest you go visit a clunky, visually sucky, probably unattended website way over in a less traveled region of the internet. Be warned, you may be gone for some time. Back in the mid 1980's at the very time I was supposed to be studying for my nurses registration, a friend … Continue reading The Straight Dope.