Monthly Archives: December 2014

Des Moines, Christmas 2014

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apartment hunting (latest [performance] draft)

i’m considering expanding upon an earlier blog post as a performance, which may or may not be a good idea. and I have no idea how anyone could memorize this for the stage. I guess there are probably some people … Continue reading

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Mike’s Special

people were so friendly today everywhere i went. i could not figure it out. because weekend days right before the holidays can sometimes bring out the worst in people. but there was something different about today. it just felt more … Continue reading

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reservoirs and streams

the shocking news of the death of my almost landlord (see yesterday’s post) has triggered further pondering upon my own mortality. tonight i felt this urgency to begin writing the first draft of my living will, which should not take very long to … Continue reading

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my formerly new apartment

finally… finally, 3 years in the making,  I finally found an apartment. absolutely the most perfect place. a loft. lots of open space. quiet. dog friendly. an actual kitchen. and closets. close to the train.  tomorrow, I was going to … Continue reading

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parallels

ever since the day i joined this cloud appreciation society, i have seen very few interesting clouds. i know they are out there, but i don’t always have the presence of mind to witness them. and the ones that are remarkable … Continue reading

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Morrissey

Everywhere I go today, I hear Morrissey. There’s no escaping him. He’s singing in every coffeehouse, in every lobby, in every grocery store, in vacant apartments, in parking garages, on planes, at Walgreens, at the lake, drowning out the waves. … Continue reading

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