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Noises of the Night


The Bose clock blinked from four twenty-nine to four thirty. Falling asleep on the sofa was hard enough given the hard circumstances of the day. I was up at eleven, one, three, and four. Too tired to sleep; too tired to get up. That’s when I moved to the loveseat […]

Odds and Ends No. 32


I stared at this blank page long enough. A lot going through my mind but not getting through to the page, so I went back to my openSUSE Tumbleweed desktop and played a game hoping it would jar something profound loose. I just spit my gum out. She had a […]

Odds and Ends No. 10


Hunger struck. I was about to leave for my next EMDR session. Not enough time for cheap Chinese. Nor did I want to wait until after two. Sometimes the smell of grease calls to you. I was leaving a little later than usual. I headed down 67th Ave. I was […]

Mostly Minutiae No. 23


It feels like Saturday, but it is Friday. So it was flavorful Gevalia; Wally hit the spot this morning. And bagels. I’m so tired I can’t remember what we talked about. She had one ounce of Jarlsberg and a half of bagel with PB. I got cleaned up earlier than […]

Mostly Minutiae No. 22


I’m between dropping the kids off at the airport and my EMDR appointment. I’m sitting with steno pad in hand at a Starbucks near Bell & Tatum in a chair, not at a table. In the front left corner my back to the window; looking at the whole store. Packed. […]

Mostly Minutiae No. 15


It is 19:45 hrs. First time on my PC today. Very busy day. After a quick one cup of coffee breakfast, out the door in rush hour to the airport. Fifty minutes on the 17 to the 10 and we were there. Parked where I always park on level two. We […]