Archives for November 2014

In Celebration Of Small Things That Bring Big Pain

Early last week I was at work, walking through the warehouse. I stopped to talk to somebody, leaned against a pallet on a rack, and a sliver of splintered wood JAMMED up underneath my left thumbnail: deep. And now I know why that’s such an effective torture technique. The pain was instant, and so intense […]

The Great Vodka and Five Alive Story, Extended Version

I’ve told this story before, but somehow left part of it out; stuff happened near the end that I tend to think of as a separate story. But they overlap, and today I’ll bring them together for the first time. Well, the first time that I remember, anyway… It’s been a long haul, my friends. […]