McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Jokes by Brian Beatty.: UNHAPPY HOLIDAYS. Everyone blames commercialism for ruining the holidays. I think my mother has done her part, too.
The weather here in Cincinnati has turned very dreary and extremely cold in the past couple of days. Well, it’s always dreary at this time of year, with all of us not expecting to see sunshine until the end of February. The cold, though, is unexpected, and, more importantly, coincided nicely with the complete mechanical … Continue reading The past week or so…
As I may have mentioned a few (dozen) times before, I always go to the kitchen for a snack or a glass of tea late at night, let the dog out for one last time, and glance through a book or two while the tea brews. Last night, my book of choice was Writing for … Continue reading A book found last night
Buck and I spent the past three days (since Tuesday morning) driving his car back from Boulder to Cincinnati. We arrived safe and sound, but with a good deal of dust and grit all over the car. A good deal of the grit and dust comes from Kansas and eastern Colorado. I don’t remember the … Continue reading At the end of a long drive