Monthly Archives: June 2014

Foundation all I ever wanted

The fellow had dropped by to give us a quote on a new roof. This is July 2011, and I have no idea yet that the roof will be twice what I expect. “Did you know your front room is balanced on three posts?” he … Read more

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Mine

I pierced my belly button when I was 19, and what I remember most acutely about the experience is the absolutely appalling way that people would come up to me and put one of their fingers in the ring. Women in bathrooms were the worst. … Read more

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Ambidextrous

It’s difficult for me to tell my right from my left. I have to think about it. I write left handed, play pool left handed, and use scissors — when they work, and they rarely work — left handed. For nearly everything else, my right … Read more

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