Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Week Later

It’s been a week since thieves stole a bunch of things from my house. I haven’t seen or heard from anyone though I think a detective was supposed to contact me. When I called the police after realizing I’d been … Continue reading

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Thefts

Yesterday some people walked into my house while I was out and took stuff. The police think there were more than one and they were on foot. I was hiking along the Potomac when the thefts occurred and when I … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Book

When is a book born? The French author Philippe Squarzoni asks this question repeatedly in his massive graphic novel, Climate Changed. “When does a book start its life?” he wonders, and follows up with further questions. Is it when the … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Book

When is a book born? The French author Philippe Squarzoni asks this question repeatedly in his massive graphic novel, Climate Changed. “When does a book start its life?” he wonders, and follows up with further questions. Is it when the … Continue reading

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Divestiture

There are unpleasant things that need to be done. I have to rid myself of many of my possessions, sell my house, and eventually find a new place to live. It’s going to be tough. I thought I might be … Continue reading

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Sunday Early Morning

It is 5:15 a.m. and the hamsters are rattling around in their cage. The moon is a crescent and in my driveway I see something shuffling along. A raccoon. I am sitting on the steps of my kitchen stoop eating … Continue reading

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On Hold

I have been talking to people and on hold this morning for a total of 57 minutes and 32 seconds. My upper back is beginning to ache from cradling the phone between my neck and shoulder. I have just spelled … Continue reading

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