Birthday Blues

It was my birthday Friday. I turned forty-eight, in case anyone’s keeping score. I woke up and started a new painting out the window. Then I went to Lou Mitchell’s for breakfast and ordered toast, which I’ve been not eating for months now. Then I walked east to State Street and took the #29 busContinue reading “Birthday Blues”

Fardwor, Russia!

Aaron and Mary, who run Pilsen Community Books and the Dial Bookshop, are┬áhaving a book fair. I won’t be there because my brother is getting married in California that weekend, but you should go. Over 7000 books priced to go, a bunch of bands, and a few book-themed prints specially created for the event. EachContinue reading “Fardwor, Russia!”