De-caffeinated and agitated.

We didn’t mean to hurt her, but she had breached the social contract. She had to be sacrificed to preserve the spirit of community. Here’s how it went down. Really. Sunday brunch was winding down in the dining hall. The resident artists and writers were getting ready for an afternoon of work. I stared at […]

Caffeinated and agitated, to go, please.

I’m turning into Rain Man. He got bent out of shape if his “People’s Court” routine was disrupted. For me, it’s coffee, and there was obviously a conspiracy to contort me today. It began first thing in the morning, at the corner deli, where Manny and the crew know exactly how I like my post-run […]