Monthly Archives: April 2012

Blackouts

In my 68th year, I was drinking so much wine that I had blackouts almost every night.  Blacking out is different from passing out.  You walk, you talk, some people even drive, but you have no memory of it.  You’re … Continue reading

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Friday morning

Arose with rosy-fingered dawn, thanks to marauding cats in the bedroom.  Over the years they’ve figured out that one sure way to get one of us out of bed when they want something is to hiss and yowl and attack … Continue reading

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“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”

So said Albert Camus, and he would know. And here am I in my second spring at 72.  It is strange to see the wrinkles and sags in the mirror and not feel them in my brain.  Is the gray … Continue reading

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