Category: Diarrhea

  • Headbanger

    For two months, a bird’s been attacking my window with gusto. In fact, I now call the bird Gusto because I’ve never encountered a creature with such tenacity and mindless courage. The first time Gusto slammed into my window, feet, and headfirst, I almost shat myself because I was doing the dishes and the window […]

  • Flogging a dead horse with Teddy (2007)

    Photo compliments of Nadine Ross The taxi ride home from the civil court was civil. Emma sat in silence, wringing her hands while I stared out the window at homes, I would never live in. It was my second trip to the civil court in six months and I vowed never to return. But when […]

  • Love in a time of coronavirus

    And just as the zombie apocalypse kicked in, I quit my job. I’ll tell you why later in the piece. So, now I find myself unemployed at 50, in the middle of a pandemic. This is a concept that should scare the shit out of me but I’m strangely calm about my state of affairs […]