Shorter of breath, and one day closer

I stopped using the Fitbit for anything but a watch. A day at work gives me 10,000 steps by the time the whistle blows, this I’ve learned, and the sleep tracker tells me nothing I don’t already know about how little time I spend sleeping. And we say time can be spent, like money, like…

She Who Marks the Days

There is a woman who marks the days. Not the days that have passed, but the days to come. She marks the days she has yet to live. All these days she marks, up to the one that might be her last. She cannot know that one. There is a last day. A last mark. But…

The best Croatian rock band you’ve never heard of.

People often ask me, they ask, “Walt, what is the best Croatian rock band I don’t even know about? Sometimes I rattle off a couple of names, just to appease them. Or toy with them. Or make them go away. But when I come across someone who is serious about getting to the bottom of…