i bought a bagel

then bought one more; with cream cheese!

non-toasted, kind sir.

* * * 

love does not always 

feel like love and that is how

i know it is love.

* * * 

draw a hand turkey –

with your hand! and maybe with

a pencil or pen.


teach on

i was packing my lunch for work (ok, ok – it’s a paid internship) when my wife, seated in the living room, read aloud what the general assembly’s almost-final budget bill does not include.

i stood in the kitchen.

“master’s pay, merit pay, tenure, and no raises.”

she then said, “basically, if you do a good job, you get to teach another year.” Continue reading