Moments

Moments are small bits of writing that would be homeless if it weren’t for this page…too short to make into a story, but hopefully still of some value.


The apex of anger
You don’t know what anger is until you’ve driven a car or used a computer…
But begun
If you think this is bad, wait till you see the rest of it…
The fucking game
Jack confuses physics and chemistry…
The stupid suit
My father had a jumpsuit that rendered him stupid…
All and none
Who knows if what matters matters…
Jack puts his foot down
Jack, his foot, a cheese, and a fish…
Beep
FOOD IS READY
Piggeldy and Frederick
Certainty has a quality all of its own…
Second-hand regret
Regret is always second-hand…
Wholesale assholes
Cultures clash in the dried fruit aisle…
Wishful thinking
Another thing that time won’t heal…
Bart
Loss knows all the places…
There’s room at the bottom
Homeless men are bottomless containers…
The longest night
Arguments shall be settled regardless of the cost…
Others perhaps not
Maybe you are lucky…
Even small ones wait
Time slows down in Ikea…
Loser
Success is mercifully relative…
The end of faith
It’s easy to see when you’re blind…
The voice of reason
Only at Costco…
The mirror of habit
Everyone has a Dunkelgänger…
The iron of doubt
Like Schrödinger’s cat, irons are simultaneously on and off…
Elei
Birds don’t judge…
Storyteller
My father finds out that Lourens van der Post was a true storyteller…
Remembering Parkinson’s
My grandfather died the funny way…
EcoShield Pest Control
It doesn’t help if you dial the wrong number…
Notepad imprint
Hotel rooms are horrible places…
The up and down lists
Two lists outline our lives…
Italian dog
Dogs know accents…
Knock-knock
My ten-year-old son’s idea of knock-knock…
Thin walls
If you listen, you can see everything…
My AC
My elusive air conditioning…
Asshole driver
Sometimes bus drivers are assholes…
Halloween
Halloween touches the 41 bus…
Ernie
Drunks take the bus too…
Forget the fare
A simple gift on a rainy day…
Smart driver
A bus driver in the wrong job…
Seb
The number one insane person in Seattle…
Slow woman
Patience is a thankless virtue…