Monthly Archives: April 2013

here’s a poem I wrote a while ago but edited recently

Cinema verite If bad guys were any kind of shot good guys wouldn’t make it through the fourth scene. Scene one introduces good two is for bad, a bookend. Sometimes, bad comes first, and then we know the movie will … Continue reading

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found these two

and many, many other little people and animals in the basement

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more cartoon questions

Spent part of today watching vintage (antique?) cartoons on my parents’ TV.  Here are a few pressing questions: Why did the Flintstones chisel everything into stone? Cavemen had charcoal smudge sticks, much faster.  And how did their feet stay so … Continue reading

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thinking about sending this to Midwestern Gothic (what do you think?)

Here’s what happened: we were driving into Kansas from the northeast.  Or were we still in Indiana? Tornado alley, that’s certain, late summer 2009.  All afternoon the sky was lightening and darkening in washes.  (You flew to where I was … Continue reading

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April is a confusing month in the mountains,  columbine opens a mouth or two and three hours later they’re filled with snow. What else means April here? Returning to lighter beers, cautiously stowing the winter boots and remembering how rain … Continue reading

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pretty sure I go rejected

by this beautiful online art journal, but it wasn’t a total loss.  I put together a portfolio of my paintings to show the art director, and you can  you can view it here.  

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sunrise yesterday

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singing

In the spirit of spring cleaning, I’m facing old demons today.  We’ve been watching The Voice, which just started up again a few weeks ago (you can watch it for free on Hulu, I highly recommend it) and it stirs … Continue reading

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spring snowstorm

is coming to northern Colorado tomorrow, which is a bummer for a bunch of reasons.   First of all, it’s finally spring here, with daffodils, tulips, and crocuses blooming.  Some trees are budding and there’s no bite to the wind anymore.  … Continue reading

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selling books

is a hard thing to do.  I’ve been sitting outside all day and have sold maybe ten books.  I sold a few books on Scamazon, I mean, Amazon, a few months ago, but it was hard, unrewarding work.  Scamazon is … Continue reading

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