Monthly Archives: November 2007

rooftops

I stood on the rooftop of a manufacturing facility yesterday and watched the planes fly in and out of Midway Airport. The November breeze was cold and biting. It penetrated every pore of my body. I stoodnear the rooftop of … Continue reading

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Mashed

Mac and Cheese was my college staple but it all began and still continues with mashed potatoes. I have evolved to adding a little garlic now and then, but a big bowl of the white delight with real butter, a … Continue reading

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universal syntax

I say and do and read a mulitude of things. Some of it sticks, some of it gets a “hmmm”, and some of it gets a “no bloody way”. Regardless I still read. I stack my books around me or … Continue reading

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thanksgive

there i stood by Walden Ridge there i surfedan Atlantic Beach Pleiadies isout-there somewhere though out of touchwithin reach so thankfulfor the days of yore so thankful for the moments now so thankful for the future present the who the … Continue reading

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the cooler damper season

my dog-eared Marcel was packed awaybeneath the bulky wool socks while i enjoyed the lastintermittent pieces ofa veryarid summerpassage that left the lake of my youth lying low and exposed at the red clay edges- withoutadvantage of Swann’s perspective Icontinued … Continue reading

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pearl

At the end of Chapter 1, it reads “somewhere along the line, the pearl would be handed tome.” Don’t forget to be prepared to receive your pearl when it comes. Kerouac’s 50th Anniversary Edition of ON THE ROAD is a … Continue reading

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here there

It has been written wherever you go there you are. So here we are. And just where is that? Now that is an interesting question. As is”what is now”? The here and now is not there and then but there … Continue reading

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props

As a Writer, Producer, Director, and Actor I love props. I have been thinking of special props that all us guys should use to make life more darn interesting might be: An Eye Patch-like the Hathaway Man from the old … Continue reading

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thirty essentials

For all you wannabe writers I present Jack Kerouac’s“Belief and Technique for Modern Prose”. It is a wee bit of advice on waking up the literary genius inside you- Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yourown joy Submissive … Continue reading

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catawampus

I am currently a little catawampus. You know…slightly askew, a little awry, andpositioned diagonally to it…whatever it is. Straight lines have rarely been a part of my journey. So I am not uncomfortable in my catawampus. So I shall move … Continue reading

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