A brief review of one of 2019’s finest, We Hope For Better Things by Erin Bartels
Our cat went missing and I went in search of her, hoping someone would care.
Yep. This is how it's done. I took a float today, which refers to a sensory deprivation float tank. You climb into a coffin-like box (a sarcophagus, for those who love to use a thesaurus) filled with warm salt water. You plug your ears, turn out the lights, and close the lid on yourself. Then […]
My wife and I moved into our first house, almost 26 years ago. We had a lot of stuff, combining our two apartments, but I decided to get a new, great big 27-inch television. New house, new television. We'd gotten friends and coworkers to help move things in, so that part was fine. The boxes […]
In November of 1962, my mother’s pregnancy miscarried. She hemorrhaged and soaked the front seat of the car in blood as my father raced through the streets to the hospital. She passed out and he assumed she was dead but there was nothing else to do except keep driving. It was dark and cold out. […]