To the driver of the black pick-up truck: When you pulled out of your garage in the alley-way, I was still 30 feet behind you. It made sense that you paused to close your garage door (via remote) but when, … Continue reading
Presented for your consideration, here are some of the bits of text I have gathered and posted in my office: “Following your bliss is useless. People are passionate about a lot of stupid things.” (Jessa Crispin) “Something being preferable to … Continue reading
My “pay the bills” job is secretarial. I work in a government office. When I started, I liked it very much–not only because the notion of being a Secretary was so amusing to me (I spent the first six months … Continue reading
I just heard someone use the word “pocketbook.” It’s such a nice word. It reminds me of words like “trousers” and “chesterfield.” They seem oddly romantic in a world of purses, pants, and sofas. What are your favourite words? x.g.
It’s been weirdly warm, but the Stegelburg leaves are slowly changing. This is the best time—when the trees are still full and the grass is still green, but there are great, golden patches of crunchy leaves and everything smells like … Continue reading
This past week has been hard. C lost his job. We suspected it was coming. In the aftermath of a change of ownership, things at his work had been bad. Though he did his best to conform to the new … Continue reading