Category Archives: environment

The Gate Swings Open

Bonnie waved her good-bye without looking back and the gate closed behind her. She had arrived fortified with certainty, purpose, and intent, and was leaving confused. Zeno did not appear to be the loathsome and irredeemable creature described to her. … Continue reading

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10/18/89

Zeno could not get a flight to any Bay Area airport. Not Oakland, not SFX, no way San Jose. Telephone service was down and electricity out all over Santa Cruz County. No buses, no trains. Bridges required support and tunnels … Continue reading

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Banh Mi Me Underground

      It only looked like a case of suicide. But it smelled ripe like a decomposing pose. Was that putrid smell toxicity? What else could stink ironically so bad? Crap like that constitutes murder in my book. The … Continue reading

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Banh Mi Me Above The Rim

     HHUMH Thee Tawny Owl caught me in an awkward position when he returned from his annual jaunt to the the highest point in California, Mt. Whitney, where a who’s who of high level raptors elevate, accelerate, bypass, and … Continue reading

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Banh Mi Me Up To Speed

     Don’t tell me speed kills. It’s gravity that’s doing all the killing, not speed. Look down and examine the dirt that formerly breathed. That should teach you. If not for speed, who’d get anywhere fast? Not me, that’s … Continue reading

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The Vast Space Between Pauses

     Seizing the opportunity between storms, I put on a pair of full length big boy pants and continued my important quest to make big things right. Damn good big thing I did, too. How many indeterminately long and … Continue reading

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What Not To Swallow

    The marauding scorpion stolen by rustlers from his home in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Mountains of Colombia had paused to visualize for purposes of self-improvement a new angle of his heroic escape from a truckload of … Continue reading

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Freaky Chaos

      The first quaint old fashioned fistfight, unless it was the second, no kicking, no weapons, nothing below the belt, which roiled the initial shaky distance in the tricky triangular entanglement between humans, robots, and the mass of selfless … Continue reading

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Whirred Peas On Earth

     The long sought yet elusive recipe for perfectly whirred peas on earth turns out to be no biggie. It was always simple. Become conscious. Fly higher. Practice figure-eights while stirring. No ramming, no jamming, no scarring with hot … Continue reading

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A Big Head

    What are the odds? A speck of dust traveling in the one known multiverse with no beginning and no end, starting out deep and wide, and ending up straight and narrow, grabs me where one small silly sun don’t … Continue reading

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