Monthly Archives: May 2013

Shelley, We Hardly Knew Ye

I know why she did it. I know why Michele Bachmann won’t run for re-election in 2014. It isn’t the uphill battle she reportedly faced against Democratic candidate Jim Graves, who damned near beat the (on-fire) pants off her last … Continue reading

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The Ones We Miss

Thinking a lot today about people I’ve lost. My mother-in-law, my dad. These are for them.   Absence (for Mama) There is a shape to loss; An outline in the air, A gap in things where you used to fit. … Continue reading

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Fools and Our Money

   (Warning: Today’s post is political and I’m feeling pissy. If you’re not in the mood for a liberal rant, feel free to go elsewhere. If you are, on the other hand, welcome and enjoy.) Oh, House GOP. You just … Continue reading

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…And Flights of Angels…

Last night I went to a memorial for a friend. I hadn’t seen him in years, though we’d talked a fair amount recently on the phone. I met him back in 1980-something, when I was a college kid going to … Continue reading

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