Strange Times and Weird Holidays

   Billy Pilgrim came for Thanksgiving then swiftly became unstuck in time. He travelled onward… or back. Those of you who remember Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five know that when time came unstuck for Billy, he could spring forward to a happier place or he could fall back to appalling happenstance, like the bombing of Dresden duringContinue reading “Strange Times and Weird Holidays”

Birthday Miracle? Or am I Just Lucky?

I love birthdays, specifically mine. I celebrate my birthday for a week because I can, and if this is a trend I can start and everyone begins to do it, only good can come of it. Last year’s was particularly amazing, Mexican one night, Thai another, drinks with old buddies. One night I had anContinue reading “Birthday Miracle? Or am I Just Lucky?”