Month: January 2013

An Eclectic Crew

Mr. Venti, whose glasses match the size of his coffee lids? Could be compensating?  Could enjoy the style? What on earth is he looking at/thinking about?  He remains in the same position, emulating his statuesque rip-off of “Thinking Man,” shifting only to drink the coffee in front of his person.  Seriously, this guy is not…

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The remittance from the chandelier of not-candles, but in fact lights in the shape of candles (at least there is some consideration of class), heighten the glow in her eyes:  a halo cataract in her green-veiled hazel eyes.  Her chin, the foundation to the face of chiseled features, of the bust of Beautiful that not…

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Among Mountains

I. “When Life Gives You Lemons…” Make Lemonade. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to help my mom–she told me that I could write–an article about our family, our ancestry, and including any tidbit of information behind immigrating from Tyrol to America. The magazine, Filo, which is a quarterly magazine for Tyrolean Americans,…

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I’m Your Writer, I Am Able

“You must not come lightly to the blank page.” – Stephen King, On Writing   I have strong urges, when reading something intended to be inspirational, to highlight or underline or make notes in margins.  On Writing by Stephen King is one of those books that I want to destroy with pen marks, highlighters, and torn…

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