If Bruce Jenner can be a woman then Rachel Dolezal can be black. You can’t have it one way and not the other. I know, I’m a giraffe. (2 weeks ago)

“A man’s subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.”

P. G. Wodehouse

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Jun
12

“the joys of obliviousness” on Section 8 Magazine

section8

Publishing stories in Section 8 is becoming a bit of thing. People are going to start talking. Check out the latest one here. I wrote it just as they asked for another so I sent it off without another thought. Not sure how I feel about it. Oblivious I guess?

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Jul
3

Dennis

Because I know the ending of this story, I can tell you now it’s not going to be as funny as I thought it might be as I was living it out. At the beginning I was carried away with the possibilities as they unfolded because at the beginning I was an idiot. Oblivious to […]

Jul
2

five

(The scene: August of 2004 in a boardroom somewhere in Cincinnati) Fred Wilson shifted uncomfortably in his chair. That innocent-looking vine he had so cavalierly pulled out of his zucchini patch recently had indeed turned out to be the poison ivy his wife had warned him about seeing lurking in his vegetable garden and now […]

Jul
1

for the birds

I have a story to tell. Well. More of a confession. I am the Peace Vally Cardinal. It started out as a goof. Some years back, the details (as they often are) a little blurred by time and the distance I’ve come as a human being, I had the fortune of ‘acquiring’ a quite nice […]

Jun
30

reflectivity

(first appeared in The Subterranean Quarterly April 2013)   It was the blue jumpsuit that gave him away. He was from the Recollections Department and he was here for one of my memories. I knew which one and he was welcome to it. I don’t think I’d thought about it in years and that wasn’t […]

Jun
29

Elvis Wings

Walking by a downtown storefront window I see a plaster bust of The King. Somebody has made him into a table lamp … but they’ve made him silver wings. It makes me remember (again) an old friend of mine. The most talented guy I’d ever had the pleasure of knowing. His complete lack of success […]

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