Six Types of Drunk People- A Chicago Cab Experience

I got picked up in an Uber after a night of twenty five cent wings and draft beer in Ravenswood. The driver was making friendly conversation with me asking where I had been. I told him about my night with IPAs and spicy wings. I asked him how his night had been and he said, … Continue reading Six Types of Drunk People- A Chicago Cab Experience

Near the Fence: My trip to Canada

I recently went to Canada with my dog Smokey to explore a different country near my homeland of Chicago. It was a last minute decision after a move out of a place I had spent four years of my life. I wanted to reset myself. I also was practicing my skills on the road for … Continue reading Near the Fence: My trip to Canada

Thurston’s Class

The odds are good but the goods are odd The concept of fighting a fight in the way we imagine- hand to hand- combat has evolved into This. What is scary about it is the idea that we are fighting every day And we are not at all soldiers in the traditional sense. If poetry […]

The dance

I accompanied my dear friends Nate and Megan to their four-year-old, Koda’s, soccer game. It was an overcast Saturday morning in April, after the Beaver Full Moon. They live in a small town called Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Their house was a sanctuary retreat from the second sea. In the summer the area is varying degrees of … Continue reading The dance