I’ve been thinking a lot about space lately. Continue reading
A while back—a few months I think, but I can’t be sure—I had a dream about a record store. When I was in college, University Way, better known in this city as The Ave, was peppered with them, a couple of used or new stores per block. But that was a while ago. Continue reading
I discovered a Rorschach test this week, a story that revealed more about the listener than it did about the events I described. Continue reading
I stood on a beach, staring back at my city, surprised to see the water at such a low ebb. I’ve been to Alki plenty of times over the years—I’d never lived there, as one friend had—but I’ve made the journey enough to think that I would have seen low tide there before. Apparently not. Continue reading
We were driving back from nowhere, a place whose elevation we had to approximate based on the towns before and after on the road, when a Smashing Pumpkins song came on Spotify. It was one I’d heard a million times before—or, at the very least, a dozen—but the drums stuck out to me in a way they never had before.
The ’90s had a very distinct drum tone. Continue reading