Karma Rides the 35

(This true story first appeared at the splendid TriMetDiaries.com.) Schadenfreude is the German word for taking pleasure in another person’s misfortune. I was guilty of that today. Every TriMet regular has their personal pet peeves about other riders, and mine is the two-seater, the person who sits in one and occupies a second with their belongings. … Continue reading "Karma Rides the 35"

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A Tiny Truth in Creative Nonfiction Magazine #51

I enjoy writing creative nonfiction tweets on Twitter (the hashtag #cnftweet is used by many writers, including me) and I am excited that one of my tweets was included in the print issue of Creative Nonfiction magazine. (One of 24 tweets on the theme of sustainability in issue #51.) Since it’s a print only magazine, I … Continue reading "A Tiny Truth in Creative Nonfiction Magazine #51"

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Three Crucial Tips for Cluttering Your Basement

Three Crucial Tips for Cluttering Your Basement Essential advice for effective amassment  As I carefully traversed the precarious faux-city-skyline of plastic-bin towers that rose above the ground-covering of paper shopping bags densely packed with VCR tapes, kitchen gadgets, and ill-fitting clothes, I marveled at the transformation my wife and I had brought to fruition since … Continue reading "Three Crucial Tips for Cluttering Your Basement"

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