Monthly Archives: August 2010

Surrealist Sidewalk #2

There was a newspaper, trifolded, almost, with bits of feathers and cigarettes sticking out. Ground up tar, maybe. Someone had flopped it on the sidewalk, a collage, a homage to god-knows-what. The lady with the belts was missing. I think she moved down a few streets. The guys were still sleeping on the grass, except […]

In the Grip of Summer

This summer has been far from the vacation ideal. For once, every weekend has been jam packed with social obligations, numerous errands, and the occasional moments of summertime. I’ve left the world of the internet, completely abandoning things like Facebook games for tending my garden, which has become a paradise of zucchini and pumpkin vines. […]

Surrealism on the Sidewalk Home

The walk from work to the parking lot is about .5 miles according to Google maps. It takes 7-12 minutes, depending on how fast I decide to walk and how the stoplights are timed. Although it’s an area designated both “East Hollywood” and central Los Angeles (it has another name, not worth mentioning as it […]

The Two Kinds of People

There are two kinds of people in the world: music people and non-music people. Music people are those who revel in any kind of music; they are passionate about what they love and equally passionate about what they hate; often, they have a stylistic preference, but overall their love for the brilliance of music as […]