Monthly Archives: November 2013

our dinner

Mo calls as she’s leaving work. What should we have for dinner? she asks. Beats me, I respond. Do we have anything? she asks. Beats me, I respond. (did i ever mention i’m a guy?) OK, I’ll shop, she says. … Continue reading

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Rudolph’s parade

The first thing you should know about Mr. Penguin is that he’s not really a penguin. He’s sort of a roach/armadillo hybrid. But the other thing you should know is that late at night, when the moon is hanging over … Continue reading

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lost and found

Mo is packing for Seattle. She’s looking for her woolly shirt. Seattle apparently has this thing called “cold.” The shirt is nowhere to be found. She gives up and leaves without it. BK and I sleep together as our numbers … Continue reading

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ramon and me

When all its colors turn and dry  Will you live or will you die?  When all its poets fall away  Will you go or will you stay? — the prophet Mark Kozelek — It was just another day in Flagstaff. I … Continue reading

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jenster would say “ho ho ho”

It’s 4:30 a.m. I’m watching a Hallmark Christmas movie (did I miss Thanksgiving again?) featuring a Santa who has lost his memory, an annoying elf and an overachieving family that has lost the true meaning of Christmas. How ever will … Continue reading

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fascination street

This weekend was a multiday event. Saturday was the Wild Hare. Friday night was the Coffee Porter and Cracker Jack Marathon. This is what Joyce and Joe, the race directors, look like if you ask them to stop and pose. … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 48

mo: Um, I bought something. me: Oh. mo: It’s an old Sanka can. me: Oh. mo: Um, it was sort of expensive. me: Oh. mo: But I like it a lot. me: If we say that was the money you … Continue reading

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