There are basically two ways to get to Jeff's house. The first way takes you down Alamo, a wide four-laned boulevard dotted by street lights and developments on the western side and rolling green cornfields on the eastern side, and it's a straight shot. The second way takes you up Altamont, a two-lane thoroughfare with … Continue reading American Recline
The day before he died, Guy Dunn woke up from a nap. Pale blue twilight trickled in through the broken blinds of the small window in his cramped dorm room. He heard garbled voices in the common room beyond his paper-thin door. 'Pack it again.' 'Your phone's ringing, Joey.' Outside, the once heavy white sky … Continue reading Cold Night College Boy
"In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity." -Hunter S. Thompson ~~~ This past July 18th, Hunter S. Thompson would have turned 80 years old. I originally wrote this post on that date to, as I put it then, … Continue reading In A Closed Society
Today, I saw an ad for "American made apparel for minimalists" with one of those rugged looking models who probably works out three times a day and is pushing 40 that so many ad-people like to play hipster-millennials. So, the world's doing fine. I mean, for real, we now live in a world where "minimalism" … Continue reading 10 reasons why this one thing will bring down Trump!
This is a call to all the climbers out there. To the people not done chasing those towering peaks called, Dreams. Keep climbing. To the fighters pushing to outlast the challenges of a difficult world, To the lovers opening their hearts to an uncertain world, To the visionaries with eyes for future worlds: Keep climbing. … Continue reading The Climb
The world keeps spinning strangely. The bad guys keep winning and the good guys' desks are covered in thick layers of dust. Every day, it seems, something else goes against the moral arc of the universe. Part of waking up from the slumber and fog of adolescence, for me, has been realizing how radical hope is … Continue reading Dawn
Have you ever felt like there's so much going on that your head can't really compute it all? Like the events are flying at your too fast for you to catch them. You blink and it's next year. Well, in the past few weeks, I've had a lot going on. And, as a result, I … Continue reading Writer’s Bloc