I dreamed about killing you again last night

I dreamed about Kate last night. We sat behind her, me and the family, my wife and our girls, in Poland, in an auditorium, no leg room between our hard wooden seats and the ones in front, one of which was hers, Kate’s. As the massive crowd let out, outside, the girls ran ahead, as…

Let’s see who falls in love

Milena was my partner for the ice breaker. I was fine with Milena, but I had my eyes on Agnieska, or Kate. We had to share our most memorable experience as teachers. The one where we deeply touched a student, I guess. I guess the point was to get us in the mood for touching…

I’ll Have the Language, Please

This is a post I wrote years ago and am reposting. (It’s okay, no one has read it.) But I’m in the middle of trying to sell a house and move across the country sooner that planned when I don’t even have anywhere to live yet. How’s that for fun? It’s not. Not fun. At…

Internet, Please Stop Trying To Pigeonhole Me

As a child, I would often ask my parents to take me to the library. Leisurely browsing the aisles and pulling books off the shelves to stack up and take home was always an adventure. I would start in children’s fiction, partly because I enjoyed fiction, partly because it made sense. Starting there allowed me…