Flash Fiction Fridays
- 100 DAYS – 100 STORIES 2010
- Current Affairs
- MY WORK
TagsA Death in The Family At Swim Two Birds Barthes BASS Black Swan Green Blindness BLOGGING Borges Calvino Clockwork Orange Confrontation Consolation of Philosophy Cormac McCarthy DeLillo EDUCATION Faulkner Flatland Geronimo Sandoval Glimmer Train Henderson The Rain King if on a winter's night a traveler Ishiguro Jamestown Kundera Life of Pi LITERATURE Margaret Atwood Marquez Master and Margarita Munro Murakami Peter Taylor Plato Ploughshares POETRY provinces of night REALITY St. Augustine Steinbeck Suttree The Unbearable Lightness of Being Tropic of Cancer Updike William Gay WRITING
"I will breakfast from the cupboard where uneaten dreams are kept"
"I foresee the successful future of a very mediocre society."
Category Archives: REALITY
And the garbage pickup isn’t worth it. I believe I’ll be moving on to the Insurance industry.
Okay, so the new official garbage can was delivered within an hour of the pickup of the old by our regular drivers for twenty years (Hi guys!). Here it is: It’s the Big Green Monster in the middle. On the … Continue reading
Nothing like seeing all the little sprouts stick their heads out and make you feel like Mother Nature herself:
I was going to tweet this, or put a brief comment on Facebook, since I use those for my random thoughts, but somehow I know that I’ll just invite argument when all I want to do is, well, lay down … Continue reading
Last night, after having the critical last 10 minutes of a tv show interrupted by an impending Presidential announcement only to listen to the media speculate and time-fill while they waited for the President to get ready, and upon the … Continue reading
Actually, when you need to produce a legal, certified (seal) birth certificate to start school, get married, obtain a passport, and in certain schools play high school sports and in certain areas of employment that provide for the military or … Continue reading
I’ve done this before with tuna cans and probably the coffee–did you know that once upon a time they put a full pound of coffee in that same size container that now holds anyplace from 11.5 to 13 ounces?–but here’s … Continue reading
Or maybe certain jobs, like singing and playing a guitar, or bouncing, throwing, running with, or kicking a ball is much harder than heading a company responsible to thousands of employees, thousands of shareholders, millions of consumers can possibly be. … Continue reading
Gawrsh, I’m so confused. If the Democrats propose a bill and the Republicans don’t agree and hold it up, it’s the Republicans’ fault. If the the Republicans propose a bill and the Democrats don’t agree and hold it up, it’s … Continue reading
Sometimes, in a calm lull of the writing process, you think you really don’t care about getting published since once your first story/poem/essay has been accepted, you’ve begun to call yourself a “writer.” You think the shine is off and … Continue reading
And, my respect. From WFSB: “Tough times in Wethersfield mean nearly 50 teachers are being laid off.” Yes, I feel bad for those teachers and I understand that it hurts the students a bit (Wethersfield high school ranks 60th as … Continue reading
Gone are the days when a Photoshopped Happy New Year! greeting will do on a weblog this last day of the year. Everyone seems to be listing achievements, successes, plans for the year ahead that will be both a challenge … Continue reading