The Jewish Discount

02. December 2015 Blog 0
I ran to the mall today for the first time this holiday.  I was walking past a kiosk on my way to leave.  A young sales girl said, Pssst.”  I was immediately intrigued.  Who the hell says, “pssst” anymore? “Come over here,” she said, “I want to share something with you.  You will love this!”  ...

Snow Madness

10. October 2015 Blog 0
I’ve been talking to myself a lot. Not unusual for me. But I make a lot of jokes, and I’m not the best audience for them. I can usually see where the joke is headed, and sometimes I finish it for myself. Which is very rude. Susan would never do that. I really miss making ...

Fundraiser

02. October 2015 Blog 0
One of those nights for remembering. I saw a picture of Sue posing with a guy dressed like Edward Scissor-Hands. I remembered when that was taken. Sue’s employers had given us tickets to a cancer fundraiser. It was a Johnny Depp themed party. Big shindig. All the booze you could drink, dinner, prizes. Woo hoo. ...

Reminder

13. July 2015 Blog 0
I found an old box of Susan’s today. Back when we first started dating, I used to write her poetry. Handwritten and delivered by an old system we called US Mail. I had no idea she kept all those poems. I read through them today for the first time since I wrote them fifteen years ...

Night Before the Service

11. July 2015 Blog 0
Did the last of my shopping for the service tomorrow. You have no idea how weird it feels for people to see me buying food and drink for Susan’s wake. I smile politely at all the comments from cashiers and patrons. “Somebody’s throwing a party, huh?”“Wish I was going with you!” Oh no you don’t. ...