Glass & Sky: The Impermanence of Objects, 2nd Meditation

Once, a long time ago, I stood in the sky far above the world. The observation deck of the World Trade Center was more than 1000 feet high. The windows were wide, floor to ceiling glass. The first thing I did was press my nose against it, my hands beside my face, fingers splayed wide. [...]

Fruit Flavored Terror: Monster Memories

As a kid I loved monsters. Not the ones that hid under the bed or lived in the closet obviously - those were terrifying and nightmare inducing if one actually managed to get to sleep - no, the ones I loved were the safe ones. Your Draculas and your Frankensteins* and your Wolf-Mans (Wolf-Men?), [...]

The ElkCast: Episode 6: Sand And Sea

Welcome everyone to this thing that I do… On this episode I’ll be telling a story of loss and sadness...again.  This time its all about New Jersey and the beach and being on the boardwalk. I talk about cooking in a restaurant and the reality of Jersey Shore life (spoiler - its not like MTV). I [...]