Another Son

Two boys now, depending on me to show them the way. For at least half their lives willingly and then for another 1/4 or so even though they resent it (at least that’s the pattern right?) and then later in life as a friend. This time I was able to witness the birth first hand. […]

i must say

today was a good day. didn’t even have to yell or scream. no violent threats, no mean muggin. I spent the last three days in my fine little farmhouse ont he outskirts of town and chilled. my Shifu came through unexpectedly as he always does and we got to training. he taught me how to […]

pear blossoms and rapeseed

i went walking through the orchards yesterday, but the people i guided there were uninterested in fairy-watching or pollen-passing, so i stowed away my plans and wait patiently for another day, hopefully soon, when i can walk the orchards again and drift off watching bees hop. will it be the same with the pack of […]

Back in The Du

I have been wrestling with being called a racist by people who read my occasional column on antiwar.com — i admit that i do have some racist-ass thoughts about China and Chinese. But at the same time i love these fuckers. what can ya do. anyway i am back in the dirty du, my home […]