On Love

My friends’ wedding in Sonoma was tasteful, sweet, and smooth, like the wine of the region. It was a simple Catholic ceremony, with a few […]

It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World – Part 4

She might as well have been speaking another language. “What?” “I’m not a clone. No woman is. All you men are. Except for you.” I […]

I fucking love tacos

I fucking love tacos. Dripping with fats, chewy and crunchy. Tang that knocks you out with an after-spice, a scary good feeling, like the free-fall […]

On Traveling

The first below-freezing day in Minnesota hit me hard this year. So hard that I went to my garage and started up my bike, threw […]

On apathy, and Paris, and Minneapolis, and the world

This is not about love or hate. This is not about race, or even public policies. This is about something passive. It’s what most people […]



Madrid, no te has cambiado pero cuantas veces me vas a dejar? Hasta que me dejas por siempre   Te estaba mirando desde lejos por […]

It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World – Part 3

“Julie…what – how did yo know where I live?” I was completely thrown off, and had no way to ping Chet without her noticing. I […]

Wise Winds


Skin tight and salty Brows furl to limit the light This mist, it’s warm, it’s revitalizing   My right grip is tight but yielding Tense and […]

It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World – Part 2

Julie was different from any other clone I had ever interacted with. She didn’t look at you while you spoke. She pierced your soul. And […]

It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World

This is a man’s world, but it would mean nothing without a woman. “Alright, Chet, who’s on deck this time around?” “Ricky, we got ourselves […]