Monthly Archives: January 2016

This is how a story begins…

This afternoon, I received an odd and entirely unexpected email at my work address. The sender’s address was [mysurname]@etsyfund.com — no one I knew, no address of mine. The content of the message consisted of nothing but a poem called … Continue reading

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Waiting in the Sky

During the slow beginning of my bartending shift this past Saturday night, I decided (because I’d been listening to Blackstar earlier in the day) to make it David Bowie Saturday. I set up the computer in the main bar room … Continue reading

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Omens and Signs and Random Wee Libraries

Every now and then, I wake up from a dream remembering a word, a phrase, an image, or a name. Mostly these things are nonsense, and they are invariably cause for a sort of befuddled amusement (see, for example, the … Continue reading

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