Thursday, May 29, 2014

Hazy memories of the night before sucked at his bedraggled brain.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Their marriage in shambles, finances wrecked, jobs unbearable, they packed up their possessions and drove away, hoping that by leaving it behind they could begin again and regain their love, at least.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Stuffed on BBQ and beer they waved their tiny American flags in a desultory fashion.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014

We partied like it was the end of the world and for some of us it was.

Friday, May 23, 2014

When he finally arrived in California Carl realized it wasn't his surroundings that had been the problem.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Monday, May 19, 2014

Frito pie, chili dogs and cheap beer were a treat for the famous gourmand who felt obliged to eat these lowbrow delights in secret.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Gladys spent more time worrying about the goings-on at General Hospital than in her own life.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Susan's questions for the pop star fluttered away like frightened pigeons as her schoolgirl crush overtook her professionalism.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Unlike in a dream where your limbs seem to move as if through thick oatmeal my fist shot out almost inadvertently and caught the man in the nose, bringing him to his knees.

Monday, May 12, 2014

The only times Theo feels truly connected to other humans are the rare moments when he and his bandmates go beyond the technically proficient to some kind of sonic utopia.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Dazed for days on end, moments of clarity were interspersed with dreams and visions.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

From cocaine to coffee, crystal meth to fruit juice, he had to admit he was slowing down.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

He doesn't recall why they had decided to chop down the fine young tree, but he remembers weeping afterwards for the pointlessness of the destruction.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

We were convinced we were on the right side of history, but what does it matter when no one remembers the past?

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Sitting at a bar by himself on his  50th birthday, Dave wondered where the fame and fortune were and whether any of his half-finished novels contained the seeds of the masterpiece he knew he could write someday.

Monday, May 5, 2014

As consciousness faded, her last coherent memory was of the doctor's Cheshire cat smile.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

After the symposium they got drunk on ouzo and discussed their favorite founding fathers.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

"I recalled my childhood -- the mornings spent walking the hills at one with the world -- and longed for that feeling again," he told me as we sat in his tiny cabin in the woods.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Walking past a house he saw an old man in a window and was shocked when he realized it was his own reflection in the glass.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Windshield wipers clicked out a rhythm for the hum of the long dark road.