“When the Caretaker Crashes”

“When the Caretaker Crashes”                   “So during this time, I couldn’t eat…I couldn’t drive… I lost 30 lbs. I could do nothing but lie in bed….”  Why are we humans so predictable? We never put things in place we’re pretty assured we might need—until after the fact? […]

House with an Evil “Soul”

Last night, at the Poetry read, “Synergy,” at North Kingstown Library, I asked how many believed a home took on the spirit(s) of the occupants. Half the room’s hands went up. I then told them I lived in an evil house, in Edgewood, Rhode Island, for 8 years, a period of time when my family […]

Full Blown War

From “The Asheville Experiment” I’d put up this neurosurgeon’s arrogance for weeks, and I was simply having no more of it. Friends told me “Oh, just let him go…They’re all like that” (neurosurgeons, that is). In other words, it was sort of expected that with their level of skill, we in the public were supposed […]