Monthly Archives: March 2011

Earth Hour 2011 (via Strange Fruit)

I've heard many naysayers scoff at this whole, in their words, "exercise in futility", that it's actually useless and a waste of time and money, and that our energies could be channeled into something more useful and concrete. Maybe. I … Continue reading

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Busy ness

Tom usually has his silvery head stuffed into a gap in the brick bank.  Is he depressed?  Can he not stand to look at the watery world above him? I’ve often wondered at the state of his constitution as I witness the koi’s shenanigans, whilst mixing my … Continue reading

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Down the Hill to Palm Springs

I pulled on the bling.  I jumped into my borrowed black Mercedes.  My back sat a little taller, my shoulders took rightful position away from my ears.  I was on my way.  Driving has always been a bit of a thrill … Continue reading

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The force of nature

It was 6:15am when my alarm clock gave out its one last pathetic trill, signalling the batteries were spent.  I was awake to hear it.  The usual excitement I have upon waking because I have gotten another day on planet earth, had a shadow sulking … Continue reading

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Frustration

The air around me feels like its made of rubber today.  I’m pushing my will into it and all I’m doing is stretching the wall (probably what a feisty sperm feels like, when progress is hampered by latex…poor little mite).  My … Continue reading

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Idyllwild and settling in

The cold was biting my fingertips tonight as I walked the alley of towering pines.  The sun had not long shied behind the San Jacinto mountains.  Tiny white stars were beginning to prick the sky.  What a day!  I’ve never been surrounded … Continue reading

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The return to mile-high mountain

Oh crap….so, I open up the LONG draft I wrote yesterday and ‘Yup’, is the only word present in the top left corner of a very blank page.  Yup is the only offering..out of the 250 or so fricking words … Continue reading

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