the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Recent Posts

Nap Attack

I’ve always been amazed by those chronically awake individuals who can drive a car or butter a muffin on less than eight hours sleep. Doctors and scientists prescribe eight hours of sleep for healthy adult human beings only because “eight” is the average of two…

October 4, 2001

Thinking

Are there cubicles in heaven?

Listening

Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons

Reading

The title that wasn’t there

How to Charm Me

Let me eat all the chunks out of the cookies ‘n cream.

How to Annoy Me

Ask me to shake the dew from your lily. That is just wrong. Wrong, I say.

Thinking

If he cracks his knuckles again, I may have to thump him in the head with a box of post-its.

October 3, 2001

Organza-Wrapped Free Time, With Lavender

One day the endless list of to do’s I’ve scribbled on scraps of cd receipts piled on the vanity and poking out from the refrigerator door will include the self-improvement projects I have so lovingly learned at the exfoliated feet of Martha Stewart: SHELL MIRROR…

Listening

Ben Folds: Rockin’ The Suburbs

How to Charm Me

Suggest that I store a pillow in my car for afternoon naps. You’re a thinker!

How to Annoy Me

Force me to drink water when I want that damn Diet Coke.