Monthly Archives: September 2012

Obits

As my local newspaper is dying a slow death, I find myself turning to the obits, those dead faces looking out at me, a reminder of my mortality, a reminder of my loss… After the early death of my teenaged … Continue reading

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Perfection

Some people call it sickness. I prefer to call it imposing order on an otherwise unorderly world. This is how I got my name, Mr P. I’m by no means perfect, I know that, but in order to cope with … Continue reading

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Muddy waters

As I sit here listening to the Blues channel, Muddy Waters starts into a long guitar solo, I remember the muddy water of the Coosa river. Brown green, not your pretty blue. It was hot in the deep summer. Smooth … Continue reading

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