Utter Despair

I am working on a new short story called “Utter Despair.” This time I really am going to write it in blog installments as I’ve been threatening to do since I joined the blogging world. Here is the beginning: “Do you want something to drink?” She was standing in the doorway between the kitchen and […]

State of the Union

I have purported to be interested in politics and the nation and all, but tonight I went to see “The Squid and the Whale” instead of watching the State of the Union address. Of course, being I am inherently a predictable animal, I came right home and drank Tang and watched a rerun of the […]

Keepin’ the Faith?

Lately, holding on to my IU basketball faith is more difficult than getting the cat to love me. As I reflect on the dismal 40 points scored against Minnesota’s 61 points, I once again question what exactly it is that I’m holding on to. My character is susceptible to the lure of being a fan. […]