It’s a Thursday. I pull the Tower tarot card. A tower, struck by lightning, collapses. Cats fall out to their potential deaths. (The characters in my t…
I’m excited about something that might happen soon. It probably won’t, but maybe it will. But I can’t tell you what it is. I know. I know. I’m telling …
The secret to staying young is feeling young (I keep telling my old cat this but she’s blind and wants to nap) So I’m trying to do the splits But I ima…
I came back home to a nervous cat with a cloudy pupil. It was hard to tell at first. It looked as if her eye caught the light. But it was the same from…
(but it missed.)
Did you know Jeff Bezos went to space? It was twelve days ago, so perhaps you’ve forgotten. Perhaps it never happened.
but sometimes it’s nice to watch yourself heal. To cut a staleish loaf of bread, have the knife slip, and open a tiny slice of your finger instead. Wat…
In the backyard of my now-former place, two robins have been building a nest for weeks. 
Cicadas wait seventeen years to crawl out of the ground, rub their butts together, and die. I waited twenty-five days after filling out an apartment ap…
Ever feel like nothing happens, then everything happens? In my month’s break from Substack, everything has happened. The cicadas arrived. Everyone (tha…
It’s Mother’s Day, and I just have a couple brief things to share. I have a new short story published in The Forge called “One Day Closer.” It was insp…
A vaccine and a new story