Archive for March, 2007

It’s Not for Lack of Desire

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures. –Irish saying Oh, to sleep, perchance to dream, etc. etc. I am wide awake at 3 a.m., and this is not unusual. If one of the best cures for what ails is a long sleep, how does apply this to the insomniac? Or […]

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Detachment

Monday, March 26th, 2007

It is something — it can be everything — to have found a fellow bird with whom you can sit among the rafters while the drinking and boasting and reciting and fighting go on below. –Wallace Stegner

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Turf War With A Spider

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

I drape against a picnic table, inhaling orange blossom perfume thick as syrup on the breeze. With pen poised, my hand starts scrawling when in the corner of my sight I catch perched on my elbow a small tuxedo with eight legs. Jerking, I shake her off; she lands on my knee. I am Goliath. […]

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