hurt

I haven’t been home much this weekend. Errands, a lunch w/ friend, a new television machine (even though i haven’t watched television shows in years), running both Friday and Saturday and then dancing Saturday night. So i was looking forward to having a nice, simple meal. Fish, crabcake, brocolli, silence. I guess i got as…

the infection and the temple

I have really, really missed dancing. After my world came apart at the seams in 1998, my fear of dancing vanished like the night when the sun rises. But i have other things to do first. The week before last i ran a total of 10 miles; 2.5 miles every other day. This week i…

my foolish heart

Everyone knows about my love for Bill Evans. A few notes from him and my heart soars or sometimes plummets. Either direction and he can still drive me to tears. Your reaction may differ but there is so much beauty, pain and splendor in the first couple of minutes of this composition than most people…

30 minutes later

Just to remind myself, this is why i’m going to the gym so much these days: I began this to trade one pain for another. I was going to cause serious harm to myself if i didn’t. I DO NOT get the “right” to use, “it’s in my genetics,” as a defense. A propensity towards…

so long and thanks for all the bzzz…

This isn’t even close to being one of my better works but i like that someone was able to get me to see how to draw my bees in a way other than straight-down. The back story is this is a painting i made for a woman that i will probably never see again (unless…

typical conversation

Shelly: good god. why are there still VGA ports on the newest IPS monitors???? me: why do chickens have nipples ? some things are just best left unquestioned, shelly. Shelly: well yes, you do have a good point.

loss

The principal of my school sent an e-mail with bad news. ¬†One of our teachers lost control of his truck on a patch of ice on IH-84. While he survived, his seven year old son did not. Since the teacher is the head coach for our baseball program, his son was a school mascot of…