Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The screech of airplane tires on the tarmac was a wakeup call back to reality. 

Monday, April 29, 2019

The intermingling smells of stale beer and jasmine, vomit and magnolia, hung in the French Quarter air.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Carl thought of himself as something of a master cat herder until the girl's school outing in the city.

Friday, April 26, 2019

The past was always there, clinging to the city like sweat on a summer's day.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

The tastes and smells of her homeland were what she missed the most.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

They tore down and we built back up in an everlasting struggle that would make Sysiphus weep.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

She was still amazed by the idea of starting her day at home and ending it at some far-off locale thanks to the wonders of modern transportation.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Steve veered wildly between self-promotion and self-flagellation.

Friday, April 19, 2019

His ego was so entwined with his career that every setback was a personal affront and every achievement an endorphin-spiked high.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

There was, it turned out, plenty of money to feed, clothe, and house the poor, but then there would be nothing left for luxury yachts or Gucci handbags.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Our memories dimmed to black but the digital footprint of our purchases lived on.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

The age-old question of the point of existence was finally answered thanks to social media: selfies.

Friday, April 12, 2019

science, art, music, and literature all burned nicely, but the best kindling for our bonfires was civility.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Billy couldn't understand how the son of a life-long law enforcement officer could have turned out to be such a bad seed.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The wall lay in ruins and the name of the builder had long been forgotten.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The ridiculous and the sublime coexisted but never bade each other hello when they crossed paths.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Sunday, April 7, 2019

The sun, the tiny buds, the twitterings (a new season) had finally arrived.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Cigarettes, booze, calling women broads, and beating information out of people were out and as an old-school private eye, Charlie just didn't know how to handle this new scene.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The scammers, sleight-of-handers, the fraudsters, and grandstanders had finally made it to the top of the heap. 

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

She woke up that April 1st hoping the last three years had been an elaborate prank.