Living with Ghosts


During the last week, I’ve been struggling with memories rooted in a catastrophic event (a fire) that took place in 2011; troubles compounded by…

A New Family


Ordinarily, I’m not a fan of groups.  The experiences I’d had with them when I was younger were distasteful, to say the least, and…

Send the Marines


Before I relocated to American Siberia, I used to frequent a cigar lounge, not surprisingly located inside a large cigar store, in the East….