Monthly Archives: April 2011

“it’s okay”

The most popular question by far, following a loved ones funeral, is “how ya doin’? (concerned look)”. I appreciate it. And here’s how I answer that question: Well, it’s not easy, but it’s okay. It’s been a tough run. The … Continue reading

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bedside

I’ve spent most of today sitting and watching my Mom breathe. It will likely be pretty much the last thing she’ll do on earth. Her eyes are closed and her hand is warm. She’s beautiful. Her sleep is sometimes interrupted … Continue reading

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Brick and Mortar Bookstore

I’m looking over a sea of books that reaches to every possible edge, stacked on shelves which are stacked on an expanse of floor. Within a 30,000 square foot space, I can see 6 people browsing the store and making … Continue reading

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Airplane Holes

I have a philosophy as it relates to air travel, expressed in three distinct axioms: 1. The TSA can, but I’m not going to like it. 2. I might need two seats, using the first for my carriage and the … Continue reading

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Garrison Keillor Said…

Garrison “Well, it’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown (applause)..” Keillor said that taking a walk is one of the best things you can do when you’re feeling down, confused, or unsettled. We’re dealing with quite a … Continue reading

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