Use Your Illusion

I was in 8th grade when it came out. I remember it like it was yesterday. I couldn't wait to open it. It seemed as if it weighed twelve pounds and was made from solid platinum. The 2-cd set of Guns n' Roses Use Your Illusion box set was the biggest thing in my life at...

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Major the Dog

Major died last week. He was hit by a car. It is such a sad deal. Major was the neighbor's dog but the neighborhood belonged to Major. Major did what Major wanted to do at all times. Somethimes, I would come home and find him laying in the middle of the road, right...

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Voluntary Regression

Last week someone asked me, "Why did you stop writing?" I didn't know the answer to that. Some of the things that went through my head were: Time...which is bullshit. Language...I am not intelligent enough to write eloquently without cursing all the time. Grammar...I...

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Grief

Grief. Google tells me that it means "deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone's death." It can also mean "trouble or annoyance." 2019 seems to have served up a heaping helping of grief. It has also, at least for me, served up a little bit of trauma and some...

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