Tag Archives: money

moon landing

My mother just called me. She is not yet 90, but almost. I wasn’t really in the mood to talk and I tried to talk myself out of not wanting to talk, but I think it showed. Maybe I’m just … Continue reading

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new directions in dentistry

money the lack of money has become this odious encumbrance which is nothing really new. it just is louder these days. i fell in love with an amazing an apartment above¬†what was once the top floor of a bakery. it … Continue reading

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an offering

i was frozen in traffic much of the day, many hours waiting at a single stoplight. eventually, a rail thin man of uncertain age and complexion knocked on my window. and i tried to ignore him. then he knocked again, … Continue reading

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strategies for vanquishing numbness, part 1

entrench yourself in memories of friends lost or forgotten eat yogurt finish the final 90 pages of The Brothers Karamazov lose money from your pockets as you emerge from the subway and then gaze in wonder as a stranger hands … Continue reading

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