this week i

updated our estimates of high drug spending among america's senior citizens.  track the dotted line


wanted dessert at eight thirty, circle k it was.  despite its market capitalization, google cannot walk diagonally across a rectangle


slept in paonia nearby bmw biker rally, three in a one-person tent.  colorado: soulless urban areas, unparalleled wilderness, hummingbird overload




read gabriel garcia marquez's memories of my melancholy whores

when i was left on my own, at the age of thirty-two, i moved into what had been my parents' bedroom, opened a doorway between that room and the library, and began to auction off whatever i didn't need to live, which turned out to be almost everything but the books and the pianola rolls

among the charms of old age are the provocations our young female friends permit themselves because they think we are out of commission

rosa cabarcas gave her employees a different name for each client.  it amused me to guess their names from their faces, and from the beginning i was sure the girl had a long one, like filomena, saturnina, or nicolasa

we already are old, she said with a sigh.  what happens is that you don't feel it on the inside, but from the outside everybody can see it

don't let yourself die without knowing the wonder of fucking with love