Overheard

   I about 15 or 16 the first time I realized that everyone else in the world did not walk around thinking about suicide at least once a day. The revelation came after a school assembly on the subject when our class was herded into separate rooms where intimate groups of 50 or so giggling, super-sensitive teenagers were invited to play a quiet game of True Confession. The assembly...

Over Time

I stole this apple from the pantry a month ago.  It was perfect,  part of a still life contrived to resuscitate my creative life.  In it's current state, it's a better representation that life. It's tax time, and that's meant overtime for most of the winter for me and my co-workers.  The kids, being nature's perfect parasites (needy AND cute), took what they needed of our time, money  and...