I was hooked, of course: I'm the kind of guy who only just avoided getting a tattoo saying "I contain multitudes."



The tones of Vietnamese were the earliest I heard, they took root in my brain.

My First Motorcycle

At least once a week for the three years I owned that bike, I would be flagged down by men who wanted to talk about it.

Beyond Nordstrom

On a clear blue day, Denver is nature's mall.


But at 36, I can leave
Wash the smoke off.

Three Comics

You called and told me how your hair reached for the ceiling, how your outlets melted to ash.