Category Archives: words

Where I put my words.

The Appointment in Samarra

The speaker is Death There was a merchant in Bagdad who sent his servant to market to buy provisions and in a little while the servant came back, white and trembling, and said, Master, just now when I was in … Continue reading

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“You won’t understand what I mean now, but someday you will: the only trick of friendship, I think, is to find people who are better than you are—not smarter, not cooler, but kinder, and more generous, and more forgiving—and then … Continue reading

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Re-Reading List

Is it still good? Was it ever good? Is it worth reading again as an adult? These are the kinds of questions that are literally impossible to answer without reading my blog. Continue reading

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Watch Your Thoughts

Watch your thoughts, they become words; Watch your quotes, because they might just be big, dumb puns. Continue reading

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Instagram Evolution

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Do Not Forget Your Mother

Do not forget your mother as you shuffle off this mortal coil and descend into dirt. Do not forget the stray light ladder of her golden hair as it grays like moss in dusk on a deserted cottage door. Do … Continue reading

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Cold Coffee

In high school, my best friend started listening to MANOWAR. This can be attributed to one of three factors. Either he 1) really liked Bengay, 2) had swiftly developed a newfound affinity for mythological Heavy Metal bands or 3) was … Continue reading

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