Monthly Archives: October 2008

Monday, October 13, 2008 Happy Thanksgiving, Canada.__ Colombus Day here, of course. I’m thankful, however. Because it is a Red Day in the calendar the Post Office is closed. No mail = no bills.__ My planned retirement is shot down. … Continue reading

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Friday, October 10, 2008 In the severely reduced lighting of the outposts tiny officers mess, well beyond sunset and the evening meal of overage rations, the officer and his friendly contemporary sit on the opposite sides of the table, a … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 07, 2008 In dawns grey light on a miserable wet day, the brother dwell ed upon himself in the full length mirror of his private quarters, watching himself. The reflection thus captured revealed behind him a capacious but … Continue reading

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Sunday, October 05, 2008 Seated at a tiny table in a rear corner of a noisy bar, two men listened to a guitar/singer duo perform. The singer, a woman, managed to project through the noise. Her voice coming low and … Continue reading

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Friday, October 03, 2008 The Father, seamed face displaying age far exceeding that of taking office a few years previously, briskly entered the unadorned marble walled room, hidden deep below the central house of governance, a place created generations earlier … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008 The father and his spouse sat on opposite sides of the table crammed in the breakfast nook off the kitchen. Taking the last nibble of the cherry turn-over and, savoring the juices licked from faintly tainted … Continue reading

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