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Living Out Loud: : A Belated "You're Welcome"

The Birthday Gift

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 2, 2007
So there I was, holding the postcard that U.P.S. had sent me. It claimed they had sent what I told you, dear brother, they were going to send. But I pity the fool who believes that. As my brother, y  

Living Out Loud: : The Other Side

Abandoned by God

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 17, 2007
"What if it's already happened?" the old man asked me. I'm usually one to ignore random outbursts like this on the bus. It's either that, or I'm a million miles away, spaced out on my iPod and look  

Living Out Loud: : Funny to Me

Immaturity can last a lifetime

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 7, 2006
People might think it's easy to be funny but let me tell you something -- well, okay; actually it is pretty easy in my case. The mother lode of things to make fun of in this neo-post-modern life s  

Living Out Loud: : A Possible Past


0 Comments · Wednesday, March 22, 2006
I hadn't seen Sam for four years, and he looked a little worse than he did back then. We'd met in one of those 12-step support groups when I was struggling to overcome one of my past personal demon  

Living Out Loud: : Not So Nebulous

A part of the universe

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 22, 2006
On a recent trip to the Cincinnati Observatory, I got to peer through the old telescopes housed there and spied upon Orion the Hunter and the Pleiades, a cluster of seven white stars in the constel  

News: Designing Clifton Heights

Holdouts accept deal in overhaul of business district near UC

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 8, 2005
The University of Cincinnati and the Clifton Heights Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (CHCURC) increasingly dominate the changing landscapes of Calhoun and McMillan streets in the neighb