Category Archives: On Lisa’s Death: Trying to Survive the Unsurvivable

Entering L.A.? For Real?

Before I came out here, I thought Los Angeles was some imagined place that could not possibly exist. Oh, yes. It does. Sweet people in an often desperate setting. Never did I think I would wind up settling here;┬áLisa in … Continue reading

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I Might Well Move To Los Angeles After All

I didn’t want to say this. I didn’t want it to happen. However, my lawyer advises it seems clear my chances of staying in Canada long term have ended, so I’m in the process of taking a decision I did … Continue reading

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Returning to the First-Person Singular

I was working on my journal today, and found myself using the first-person singular. At first, it felt wrong. There was a name missing. It seemed Lisa was among the missing. Then something dawned on me: somebody else had been … Continue reading

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Lisa, and Memory, and Easter, and Time

Lisa was not a believer in Christianity. Neither am I. I call myself “spiritual, not religious,” meaning I have certain beliefs but you don’t need to know except for select stories that seem to me particularly important, but aside from … Continue reading

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Even The Lawyer Against Gay Marriage Admits He’s Arguing Against the Tide

Today’s High Court arguments were very revealing, as we all knew they would. The mst surprising thing to me was when Charles Cooper, arguing in favor of California’s ban on gay marriage, said this. Now, folks, we know. Not just … Continue reading

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Four Months To Go? Tops? We Shall See….

As of now, we have slightly less than four months until this ridiculous exclusion order’s lifted and I can finally return to Canada. That thought cheers me. Now, all I have to do is survive another 120 days more or … Continue reading

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“Why Racing?” (Plus Other Points)

I saw The Cycle (as normal) today and was delighted to learn that S. E. Cupp is not only a NASCAR fan (which I’d already heard) but a Tony Stewart fan into the bargain. Sweet, I say. I am too, … Continue reading

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