Archive | January, 2013

There was a time when money was small and moments together short

the conventions of Valentine’s Day awash from every media outlet and supermarket shelf; there seemed to be no unique way to express my feelings for her other than maybe dying the dogs pink (hard to do, one being black the other brown.), pick a few flowers from the yard (dandelions mostly) or have a special […]

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The delivery woman is here

 we’re sending this machine back and not taking the one they sent in it’s place, explaining why, not enough BTU’s, need bigger stuff not smaller to move forward. The sun glints off the neighbors new paint job, brick red and undone ‘cause he spilled the last two gallons in the grass then went off for […]

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There’s bag of dry dog food riding around

in the back of Barb’s car and it has a  kind of early homosapien, cave wall etching of wolves stalking a forlone bison on some  vast prairie. It’s a wild food for savage animals; venison and buffalo, snarling teeth with dripping jowls, muscles gathered, ready to pounce. The beast on the bag is wary, eyes large, […]

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Well, there’s another holiday season that’s gone

Christmas Eve, Mama and Sweet Lorene settle on the couch like snowflakes sifting through the night, fragile, momentary and all too soon, gone. We exchange a little money, small talk and a bit of time. There’s the inevitable pile of new socks, Wal Mart mixed nuts and assorted gift cards to be sorted through, misplaced […]

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