Author: milt

Are you a closet liberal like me?

Yeah, I’m confused. I graduated from the Naval Academy, slept in the dirt with Marines—Oorah! Higher taxes—forget it. You should work for your money, just like I must—hard—staying up nights, worrying about making ends meet, not smokin’ your disability money up in dope, or scamming the USA out of trillions of dollars to keep your […]

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They don’t get my Nirvana, man

They just don’t get my nirvana, man: Green pastel prime numbers and those I love, prairie views as far as tomorrow, mountain streams clearer than air, bike paths free of glass. Do I see prime numbers in my head as green floaters when I think of those I love? No, but I get it, and […]

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Can Disaster Change Your Life For The Better?

  Can disaster change your life for the better? September 16, 2004 I awoke at two a.m. to pitch black, wind howling outside, and a curious sound in the bedroom: my dog lapping water. But our wonderful blond lab, Maggie, lay at our feet, sleeping. The sound was swamp water percolating under the baseboards. Rolling […]

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