Trying hard to leave.

My daddy hovers, sometimes thrashes, naked, his mind somewhere along an invisible jagged line between his tiny spot of time and space on earth and the ultimate reality of Infinity. His heart beats so fast sometimes that we fear stroke. Doctors get his heart rate down and his blood pressure goes up. Get the bloodContinue reading “Trying hard to leave.”

Ins and Outs, Part 1

I have two mental lists of “Things that indicate that I’m old”—even though I’m not. Old. List #1-Visible Signs: Chin hairs. Need I say more? Wrinkles. I don’t have many, though—because I am plump. The way I get up out of a chair after sitting for a while. I tend to walk like Fred SanfordContinue reading “Ins and Outs, Part 1”