from my brainpan

When I was in my late twenties I had an apartment in a building in Old Louisville. Actually, I had two different apartments in that building, both on the second floor, the first much smaller than the second, but they were among my favourite apartments ever....

Back in 2010, when we were getting ready to send my poetry collection off to the printer, one of my editors/partners said "what about a dedication?" I spent a couple days deliberating and then sent her this: for?you. and you. you, you, you. And oh yes! You! She laughed at me....

Oh. You too? Yah. Me too. It's a conversation I've had with many friends, many times. But the first time I talked about it, I was ice skating with one of my closest friends. Round and round the rink we skated,?slowly gliding across the ice. We were...

It's inevitable. Some things are just disappointing. not how we envisioned. downright sad-making. It happens. Things don't always go the way we plan them. I'm pretty flexible. I go with the flow. But every one in awhile, I've met up with something that does not go quite...