Sunrise

Sunrise

I’ve seen a lot of sunrises in the past three months. Some have been shame’s flashlight, burnt orange, Vegas disasters that made me curse myself…

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Weekend pimp

Weekend pimp

I woke up this morning with a common but somehow greater appreciation for people who are willing to share what’s in their head. I have…

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Boogie Ball

Boogie Ball

The seaweed was thick that day. A park ranger told me it was called sargassum. I giggled, because that’s what children like me do when…

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A friend and his pen

A friend and his pen

Six or seven years ago, I stumbled into the circle of a guy named Pauly. You’ve seen me write a lot about him here. We’ve…

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Things you should read

Things you should read

I’m often inspired by my friends. In the past week, two people I’m proud to call buddies have written some very personal stories. At first…

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Mastodon Weekend deconstructed

Mastodon Weekend deconstructed

“He probably has a whole generation of writers getting drunk and wondering why they can’t write like that.” –Roger Ebert on Charles Bukowski. In sitcoms…

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Devolved again

Devolved again

Part of taking a few days to spend with a couple dozen of you closest friends is that you need a few days to rest…

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2010 Mastodon Weekend

2010 Mastodon Weekend

This morning I awoke to a text from Al. “Bad beat,” he wrote. “Room won’t be ready until 3pm.” He’d been on the road all…

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Fellas, I'm ready to get up and do my thing

Fellas, I’m ready to get up and do my thing

Thank you for your e-mail. I will be away from my desk until Monday, December 14. If your inquiry relates to my family, please forward…

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The Dive

The Dive

Part 4 of the November iPhone Photo Project … aka…NaNo-iPho June 2009 The night before Phish hit Asheville, NC, some friends were in town to…

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