life, food, stuff like that…

making enough noise to be heard

Yup, I'm a glassMAKER. Noisemaker? That might be another story. In the old days they called us "craftsmen" or "hobbyists," [...]


You're sick again?" she asked in disbelief. "Yes, but this time for real," I said. Oops. I knew I shouldn't [...]

Root riot, grapes, and the dawning grey

"I REALLY like your swatch!" said the chick in the gorgeous teal leather boots, grabbing my arm as she passed, "It's so wintry [...]


Ever wonder if our whole modern urban lifestyle is really just quarterlife? Like we're maybe so focused on getting to [...]

Going to the dogs (er, dog show)

Maybe you could find someone who'd leave a holiday dog show in a bad mood, but it'd be tough. Wet-dog smell [...]

generation gap

"Grammy and I went to the holiday show at the fairgrounds last weekend," says the mostly naked woman slithering her [...]