Autumn 2021

It’s been many, many years since I’ve been inspired enough to write a poem. This one is about a color that sticks with me.

Eternal Sonata

I spent the winter of 2007-2008 playing a game about a dying composer with my kids on the couch, and it was one of the greatest gaming experiences of my life

Coffee with Michael

It was just a normal sunny fall day in Lasalle Gardens and then Michael’s wheelchair ran out of power in front of my house…

Rocco’s Italian Deli

It’s food porn. In many ways, it’s the perfect meatball sub. The meatballs themselves are finely textured and you can just tell they’re made with love. It makes me feel like somehow I’ve become Italian. Suddenly, I have a loving and doting Nonna, and I spend every Sunday at her house after church anxiously awaiting […]

Keyboard customization

Most people don’t give a lot of thought to their keyboards, but for me (and increasingly many more of us), my keyboard is the primary tool I use to do my job and interact with a great many of my friends. Any professional that uses tools to do their job generally considers quality and comfort […]


Do you like Mushrooms? I do. Editor’s Note: RAY is my dad. He’s bored all the time so, in his dotage, I am allowing him to post on this blog for everyone’s joy and entertainment When I was a wee bit youngin, jest bout knee hi ta a rottin tree stump, my father gathered us […]


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