The Long Dark Road

Rain hammered on the fire escape. Pre dawn, early November. A thin slit of light split the curtains. The street lamp outside. I shifted beneath the duvet and buried my head in the pillows. I wrapped myself in my clean white sheets. The hypno-fog swirled as I lay in denial. The coffee maker...

The Waters of Babylo...

The bird touched down late on a Friday night. We stepped out into cold and misting rain. A major I used to work for was there to greet us. He squeezed my hand so hard I winced. Our chalk was the last one home. Rear Detachment had sensitive items turn-in streamlined. I verified the serial...

Batteries Not Included Aug29

Batteries Not Includ...

At this transition in my life, I have to consider what I have done and why. To put a period at the end of this chapter. I have realized that all of the politics are bullshit. All of the reasons are bullshit. All of it is bullshit. War is. . . . And wherever war is, at the intersection of...

Drunkology

I have devoted precious little time to the internet for quite a while. To some extent, I was absorbed in work beyond the web. In more recent months, I was embedded deep in research for a passion project . . . I give you Drunk-ology.com. A little backstory: Once upon a time, I fell ill. Caught...