FAINT GLOW

Goodbye To All That

April 22, 2012

Tags: Travel, Europe, Miss America, scoliosis, marriage, sister, snoring, famous, Great American Novel, Botox

TEN THINGS I REALIZE THIS MORNING ARE FOREVER BEHIND ME:

1. Foreign travel. I used to want to visit Europe, now my knee hurts. Flying is a hassle and I've already seen it all in art history books anyway. Also I'm poor. That's nothing new, but youth hostels have finally (more…)

Hopping Down The Bunny Trail

April 12, 2012

Tags: Lolo, Wendy, Sterling, Al, Easter, Bayou Liberty, scattering ashes, 2007 Ford Escape, STOP SAFELY NOW, High Rise, I-10, recall, Triangle Of Death

The plan for last Easter Sunday was a trek across the lake to scatter Al's ashes at Bayou Liberty, a place he had loved in life. He hadn't loved Easter--being a militant atheist--but the holiday would provide far-flung family members enough time off from work and school to assemble.

They were to meet up at a son's (more…)