Monthly Archives: April 2019

foam rubber, usa

Watch out you might get what you’re after Boom babies strange but not a stranger I’m an ordinary guy — the prophet byrne They are dressed in their Sunday finest, assuming you’re consuming acid on Sunday when you choose your … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 384

It was a pretty great love story. OK, the movie was already well underway by the time I got there. The popcorn line was long, and it took me a long time to find the right person to go to … Continue reading

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down in the cellar in the Boho zone

He wanders up and pulls a drum out of the bag. And then, his life begins again. He’s an old guy. Has his own fold-up stool, the sure sign of a drum circle veteran. He joins maybe 10 or 12 … Continue reading

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life with an artist, part 18

“I NEED TWENTY BUCKS!!!” I’m standing on the sidewalk outside a row of semi-legit art galleries on First Friday when the woman walks up to me. Normally in these situations I shrug and walk the other way. But she’s very … Continue reading

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we’re all in the mood for a melody

the piano, it sounds like a carnival And the microphone smells like a beer — the prophet william joel i’m running half-mile loops around the arts center while mo communes with her clay. it’s one of those days — warm, … Continue reading

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taxing times

we’re working on our taxes. and by “we,” i mean mo is grappling with a huge pile of papers while i read a david sedaris book. it’s good to have specific roles when tackling a major task. i was always … Continue reading

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i hope she was wearing her helmet

i’m drinking my first cup of coffee on a too-early morning. but not just any coffee — it’s zamboni coffee. when mo and i first became a couple, we set out to find the World’s Best Coffeemaker, that being the … Continue reading

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