Month: April 2011


The ruddy buds are crawling like so many bugs down the branches of the plum tree in front of my house. Tomorrow or the next day, the tree will burst into bloom for a brief period, casting a pink, hazy glow. I watch… Read More ›

Existential deck chairs

“It’s like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.” I think about this phrase a lot;  it is both humorously ironic and darkly profound.  It’s all about the innocent  focusing on the trivial when doom is in store.  Of course… Read More ›