Monthly Archives: October 2016

Inscription: Baby’s First Book

Dear ____, This is a book. You may think it is a sandwich with words. It is not. It is something better. Do it right and they will take you everywhere. Still, feel free to eat it if you get … Continue reading

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Alpha & Omega

  “I love her and that is the beginning and end of everything.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald 

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Book Review: Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Initially, I wasn’t sure how well this book was going to work. It supposedly dealt with the same existential issues as Dandelion Wine, but simultaneously tells a story meant to inspire horror. Obviously, it’s possible, it’s just a tricky business … Continue reading

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Pieces from the Novel #1: Neon Soul

Watching the cabs fold into the horizon of the city, something squeezes me, knocking against the comfortable fog of the alcohol. I feel it, an uneasy melancholy begging to be let out, to be thought, considered, felt. I steel myself against … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

I didn’t expect this book. Perhaps, more accurately it was Ray Bradbury I didn’t expect. Way back in school I had read a short story of his in some slim anthology of stories about I-don’t-know-what. What I do remember is … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

There are a great many things to hate about high society and I’m not just saying that as a plebeian proletariat. From decadence to the disconnect they seem to feel with the rest of humanity, there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

Have you ever had someone you love scream over while you try to explain away something a gossipy middle-aged women told her in your drawing room? No? Me neither. In fact, if someone that claimed to love me refused to … Continue reading

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