Another Reminder

This is bound. I knew it. Despite my many attempts of staying put. I simply cannot. I knew it was there but the signs were gradual this time – like that of a person growing old, inconspicuous as time passes until the period relentlessly screams of reality. I was going to travel again. Not to run … [Read more...]

Idaho: It’s Not Just About Them Taters

Don’t go to Idaho, they say. There’s nothing there but their damned potatoes. There’s not much you can do except ski, snow tube, snowboard to your heart’s content; or walk around artsy downtown Boise for the modern feel or Idaho City for the older, more authentic one; or visit the State Penn amongst … [Read more...]

Wind Me Up

When the plane landed, Velma (yes, the Velma Kelly in the musical ‘Chicago’) started drumming her solo in my head --- “C'mon Babe, why don't we paint the town... And all that Jazz. I'm gonna rouge my knees and roll my stockings down... And all that Jazz. Start the car I know a whoopie … [Read more...]

Why It Will Never Be The Same

Maybe we go back because we have left a piece of ourselves in that place. Maybe we go back because we have the longing to reclaim past glories presented to us. Maybe we go back because we know that change has rolled in dynamic surges that left us gasping and we are still unwilling to roll with it. … [Read more...]

Let Us Suppose

Let us suppose that you (after going through one of the saddest period of your 33 years) have finally decided to end waging war with life, with plans, with people, with yourself because the shit you piled on your plate has gone up so high that even you have become disgusted with it. Let us suppose … [Read more...]