Month: November 2004

Shooter

In darkened woods, a young man standsHis best friend at his sideThe boy is tall and strongHis dog a source of pride He holds a rifle scope and his aimA man across the streamSqueeze the trigger, dog darts outThey do this as a team The man in read falls to the groundThe dog runs through […]

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We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!

javajunkee.com appeared on the web on the twentieth of October 2003. after thirteen months in operation, this november marks our best month so far, with more than five times as many visits (402 with one day left in the month) as in our first full month, november of last year(78). many thanks go out to […]

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Nog

we got egg nog in today! ooohhh….it’s so damned good. man. life is good. I finished my story, oblivion. once I’ve made the necessary revisions, it’ll be posted. it seems like there was something else I wanted to tell you, but I can’t remember now. to all of you naysayers: I will be selling the […]

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Gimp

I’m going to be a gimp like my dad. I’ve somehow thrown my back out today. It’s happened a couple of times before, and every time, I remember all of the bullshit Dad went through with worker’s comp and trying to get some relief. I guess I’ll just have to make sure I keep good […]

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We Walk in the Rain

Step, I am on the stepshovering, lingering, hesitatingI peer out before me Step, I am in the raincrouching, bracing, stepping swiftlyI feel the cold water rolling from my hair to my face and neck and down Step, I am all wetsopping, soaking, acclimatingI loosen my shoulders and break my stride Step, I am beginning to […]

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Turkey

I watched Helter Skelter tonight. disturbing stuff. excited for some turkey and chill time at mom’s place tomorrow. I should bring the laptop, ’cause I have two deadlines on monday and am starting to wonder when I’m going to be doing the writing. and here’s something that’s been troubling me: the anti-chief crowd refers to […]

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Essays

damn, I write too much. I posted eighteen new pieces (seven of which were posted previously but have now been de-classified) on the “words” section of the site. give ’em a look-see. more to come.

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Typos

I’ve been doing a lot of writing lately, but not much on anything that will appear on this website. I do need to come up with another poem soon; the one currently posted has been up there forever. perhaps tonight would make a good time to post some writing that some people might find interesting. […]

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Entitlement

A new republic article I read today….pretty good stuff. I went to GIRCNA this weekend. it was sort of anticlimactic….I suppose the most significant part was being of service to the planning committee and seeing just how cheap and irresponsible people can be. it’s disgusting, and my faith in humanity wavers at the sight of […]

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The Disappearing Fratboy

I don’t know if I ever told you, but the first job I got out of college was because of the fraternity I’d been in. That’s been about thirty years ago. I studied econ and finance with the goal of becoming a bank manager. I put together a resume after graduation and submitted to various […]

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