Erasing Existence

This room stinks. It's a musty, mildewy smell that gets worse when it rains, and despite living in a coastal desert city where only drought-resistant…


“My Neighborhood Pawnshop,” “The Courage of the Ne’er-Do-Well,” and “Thrift and Frugality (or Cooking for Oneself)”

My Neighborhood Pawnshop The pawnshop in my neighborhood had not been there very long. That was in fact how I noticed it--- a new store in a strip…