• K commented on the post, overalls 7 years, 2 months ago

    He wore overalls and chewed tobacco. His yellow carhart jacket was oil stained and was loose on him. He was skinny from all the nicotine and caffeine he consumed non-stop throughout the day.

  • K commented on the post, saturday 7 years, 2 months ago

    This Saturday I will be home watering the garden, watching the leaves grow. I want to catch the slug in the act of devouring my favorite plant. I want to see it chew on the leaf.

  • K commented on the post, configuration 7 years, 2 months ago

    The stars were in the wrong configuration, or what? How else could you lose him? It must have been something of cosmic proportions that went wrong!

  • K commented on the post, dwell 7 years, 3 months ago

    I hate to dwell in the past, but it comes up on occasion. I don’t linger long though, I quick look and I move on…

  • K commented on the post, minute 7 years, 3 months ago

    In a minute… I said, when asked to take out the garbage. That was one day ago.
    In a minute I will really take out the garbage, really.
    In a minute.

  • K commented on the post, fractures 7 years, 3 months ago

    The fractures to his psyche were mending. No plaster cast was necessary.

  • K commented on the post, pits 7 years, 3 months ago

    Down in the pits is where I am today. And why?
    Too much time to think, not enough to do.
    No more pits.

  • K commented on the post, keen 7 years, 3 months ago

    I am keenly aware that I have a big roll of fat around my waist. It was not there 4 weeks ago.
    I

  • K commented on the post, switching 7 years, 3 months ago

    My mood switched from crying to laughing and back so fast that Corina had to interrupt me:
    – I cannot adjust my face fast enough to match your mood – she pleaded with me.

  • K commented on the post, racket 7 years, 3 months ago

    My tennis racket was made of heavy wood, with the paint peeling off. The strings were starting to loosen. And it was way to big for my nine year old frame.

  • K commented on the post, nest 7 years, 3 months ago

    Nested loops and algorithms. Nests and swallows. Empty nests. Twigs, branches, mud and pebbles – hard work for a bird.

  • K commented on the post, chat 7 years, 3 months ago

    Chatter, chatter chatting. Informal and a waste of time – a chat is without content, at best it can be a polite form of warning.

  • K commented on the post, grind 7 years, 3 months ago

    Grinding coffee, grinding my teeth, grinding. So, what. Go ahead, grind away. I’ll watch.

  • K commented on the post, jelly 7 years, 3 months ago

    Jelly. I want to touch it. Jelly fish, jelly candy, jelly candles – my first instinct is to touch them.
    Oh, the jello- I love to play with it…

  • K commented on the post, emptying 7 years, 3 months ago

    Emptying the garbage can can be frustrating. We had a tin pail for a garbage can, it’s wire would dig into my hand as I carried it down 4 flights of stairs.