On the Fourth Day of China: You Can’t Escape Christmas

This was my fifth Christmas spent out of the United States, and my second in a country that does not celebrate Christmas. Supposedly. It turns out that the Chinese love Christmas! On Christmas day, I went out in Xi'an for an amazing dumpling feast. The town was pulsating with energy. People, including cops, were everywhere. … Continue reading On the Fourth Day of China: You Can’t Escape Christmas

Boulderites: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Part 1)

People in Boulder are, well, to put it nicely, eclectic. No, I'm just going to say it. They are weird, really weird. As much as I enjoy the extreme friendliness of the overwhelming majority of people I interact with in town, there's a reason I live in isolation in the mountains. But even so, I … Continue reading Boulderites: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Part 1)

Haiku December 19-21, 2014

A Christmas harem Of Jewish women and us Cinnamon scented From a series of haiku I wrote from April 2014 - April 2015 to celebrate the ways that my partner and I were able to enjoy our time together each¬†weekend. I'm publishing only the ones that I believe can be appreciated¬†by someone who wasn't there … Continue reading Haiku December 19-21, 2014