Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Plot

     The yang twin hit his head while straddling two skateboards going down one hill at one time. Even he would admit at some later date that it was not the best technique to strive to master.  He was … Continue reading

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The Rise Of The Smoke Before The Fall

     The United States Army started a planned forest fire in the oak studded foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Monterey Bay.  It was hot, dry, October. Unfortunately, manageable events escaped and became difficult to control. The … Continue reading

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“Meh”

     I was slumped low in a rickety swivel chair that was sticky on the outside, grimacing.  My private business was coming undone, and showing. I did not ask for the identity of the poor sap who had been … Continue reading

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Good At Denying

    The afternoon lecture from the tawny owl was focusing on a number of fascinating topics in minimally near and abutting mind-body dualism, areas where humans en masse did not shine.   It was taking place in a circular … Continue reading

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Who Believes In Ghosts?

      I had a dream about the ghost of the old hippie lady exiled from Berkeley for insufficient collectivist spirit, not to mention less than rousing progressive activism, who lived in a ramshackle house on this hill overlooking … Continue reading

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Shish-Kabab a la Richie Rich

      The sterling matched set of techno-yuppie dweebs who live next door to me, and enable treacherous cats to wantonly murder beautiful birds, were planning to entertain a major magnate of elliptical hardware from Silicon Valley.  A slew … Continue reading

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Diminished Capacity

      The pro bro looked at me sadly.  He sighed as if he was the one being victimized here.  I sighed right back.  I refused to be cowed.  I tried mightily to avoid the tinge emanating from his … Continue reading

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