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Posts published by “William Grimes”

Ian, Lee & Me

Category 4 storm left boats and yachts of all sizes stuck between buildings or tangled in mangrove trees. Others were smashed into cars, or stacked…

The Woman In The Window

After ninety minutes of winding, narrow, and tedious backcountry roads without an English-speaking voice on the car radio, we endured a period of silence, the…

Macy’s Last Stand

Like others, it’s fair to say, or at least like other oldies, I had not purchased any new clothing in a year. I sometimes wore…

A Death in the Neighborhood

There was a death in my neighborhood this week. It happened on Sunday. I knew it was coming. I heard her telling some one at…

The Writer

He lived in the attic of a four-story Victorian house built after the big quake. Once a queen now more Cinderella, it tilted downward at…

My Spider Problem

Spider, spider in the sink Trolling for a simple drink Then I worry late at night Does it linger out of sight I can’t sleep.…

The Sharing Economy

I’m an old geezer but my mind still works pretty well which is to say I know more about more things, from a humble understanding…

News Truck

Last day in June, 2021. 5PM in San Anselmo. Time to acquire a bottle of Valley dry white or perhaps a French Chardonnay. Which is…

Getting Ready To Go

Like others or at least like oldie others, I had not purchased any new clothing, not even online in fifteen months. Living alone I wore…

Whose Light Is It, Anyway?

It’s difficult to imagine any juxtaposition between the Rod Serling’s ‘60s epic television series, The Twilight Zone, and Don DeLillo’s new novel The Silence, but…

The White House

See George Will’s satirical video on “progressives” in America seeking changes in names of people and places because of the (newly-found) assault on their feelings,…

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