Furlough 13

Love

It’s coffee day. Most days it’s green tea or at the most yerba mate. It was a rough night with a lot of tossing and turning. I also had another nightmare. This one involved Dennis Hopper’s character from Blue Velvet chasing after me with this family of freakish humans in tow. Frigging David Lynch. Love him and hate him.  Continue reading “Furlough 13”

Furlough 11

G’Morning!

Today I woke up with mindset on my mind.

I spent about three hours editing three poems and took my usual fifteen minutes to read through the first draft of my new novel. 

It feels scary and hopeful and exhilarating and good to be doing this. Continue reading “Furlough 11”

Furlough Day 1

I’m currently furloughed (not fired) from my restaurant job. And so I fall back on what I know.

Folks, it’s all about habits. We see what happens when we fall into bad habits or just plain old fearful animal instinct. Are you ever going to use that much flour? 😂 Continue reading “Furlough Day 1”

Create!

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Giving myself the morning off, I decided to sit down with a cup of coffee, listen to some Prokofiev, and read poetry. I needed this: I often overwork myself and skip these needed break days. Continue reading “Create!”

Happy National Influences Day!!🎉

It’s National Influences Day!

(And yes I just made that up. Who invented National Funny Socks Day? 🤔😬 Exactly!)

Here are some of my most influential influencers, not only from the literary realm but music and film as well. Continue reading “Happy National Influences Day!!🎉”

Impressions of a walk through my old suburban neighborhood, Christmas Day, 55 degrees Fahrenheit 

Throughout the week, I write down moments out of the day about fascinating details of the environment and the people around me. I’ll be posting them here every Monday.

A tall, chain-link, fenced-in yard clutches to it a blue tarp that may have been the base of a pool once. It is semi-dug into the grave and dirt.

Continue reading “Impressions of a walk through my old suburban neighborhood, Christmas Day, 55 degrees Fahrenheit “

Impressions of a True Food at dinnertime 

Throughout the week, I write down moments out of the day about fascinating details of the environment and the people around me. I’ll be posting them here every Monday.

A tattoo on the girl’s wrist.

Continue reading “Impressions of a True Food at dinnertime “