The Beginning of Sorrow

The thing about tragedies is that they catch you by surprise.  You get up in the morning and lazily eat breakfast as if you have [...]

Free Fall

Cracked Heart

(If you are new to this blog, a good way to read it is to start with the very first post, “It Was A Dark [...]

Living on the Edge

A year passed, and we were still living with the guy I met at work…the one who rescued me from Michael the Archangel.  We just [...]

Making My Move

Michael the Archangel and I had finally found our way back to Los Angeles. His mother had allowed us to temporarily move in with her. [...]

Michael the Archangel

A chance meeting through the friend of a friend. Our eyes met across a crowded room (OK, there were about five of us and it [...]

I’m Just Sayin’

Untitled

Another hot, muggy day in the City of Angels; smog so thick my eyes burned. I wiped away another streak of black eyeliner, catching it [...]

Spare Change?

A simple choice, really. Walk to the bottom of the hill, cross the street, and stick out my thumb to hitch south to Hermosa Beach, [...]

A Major Misstep

Certain events can change a life in an instant. On the other hand, some things take place over time. Many tiny miscalculations or silly decisions [...]

Looney Toons

Playing dress-up with my new hippie  friends was lots of fun and all that, but on the inside I was unraveling. Peace and love, along with [...]

In A Gadda Da Vida

I woke up to the sound of rain on the window.  I had cracked it open before I went to bed and the air filtering [...]