Salon Chair Bookcase

Like many people born into the modern world, where the plights of starvation, predation and want-of-shelter rarely, if ever, enter our minds as legitimate concerns, my youth was marked by the healthy vagaries of unfettered abandon. These flights of fancy were meant to placate the dull banality of daily life, allowing me to obsess on … Continue reading Salon Chair Bookcase

Back-Alley Hooker

The essence of survival is remaining undaunted in the face of adversity. As the saying goes “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, or chicken piccata, if you prefer (and I do). Sometimes a little bit of good luck can balance out the bad luck and help make that adversity much less daunting. Such was … Continue reading Back-Alley Hooker

The Over/Under, Part 2

Previously on The Over/Under… A rescue project, culled from the Free Stuff ads on Craigslist, launched a rollercoaster ride of pain, hope, turmoil and finally acceptance, as our intrepid protagonist sought out society’s refuse in an attempt to gain a better understanding of himself. Or perhaps it was all a thinly-veiled ploy to covet and … Continue reading The Over/Under, Part 2