Dram Amble

If you’ve never taken a walk while intoxicated, I highly recommend it. You have to trust the neighborhood, but only halfway. To make up for your impaired thinking, you have to heighten your senses and be aware of what’s around you. In your hyper-vigilance for dangers in the shadows, you see new things, make observations, …

Quiet Night, Cold City

Quiet night. Cold front has us all down, low, homebodied, sheltered in place. Chat is quiet. Phone is quiet. Internet is quiet. Been home all day, restless evening, nothing doing. I get stir-crazy like this and don’t feel like life is lived right if I’m home alone all day, and them old feelings come raging …

Holy Season, Holy Light

I’ve always considered Winter to be a holy season. As the Earth’s axis tilts backward in relation to the Sun, the constellations that are typically below the equatorial line at night move north and become visible once again. The first time I see Orion bounding low and large across the horizon, I stop and gasp. …

Intransitive Introspectre Interrogator

I’m currently intoxicated and trying to edit instrument definition files in Sonar for this music project. Making minor mistakes, and it’s hilarious. Fan is in the screen door blowing in, but the breeze is blowing through in the opposite direction, making things funny. I just don’t care. So far, no neighborsmoke blowing into my house, …