Monthly Archives: November 2017

More About Him

Just before he comes to Vermont Karl is driving a taxicab in Detroit, a place where even really poor people have their own cars and only unsuccessful drug dealers and addicts need a ride to some dark alley where the … Continue reading

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We All Met Kismet

Just before Susie arrives Joanne goes back to California, I think her husband was looking better the longer she stayed with Peter. She leaves Loopie with us and says she will make arrangements to get him later. So as things … Continue reading

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We Become Real Vermonters

After a lazy summer we decide to leave Belvidere because we see that the house can’t be heated during the winter and its already getting a little chilly. Also, we are worried  about the long term prospects of squatting, what … Continue reading

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Hunting Season

We set out full of anticipation to look for a place to live, quite a crowd with all of us and our gear stuffed in the Travel-all, heading north but with no destination in mind, just browsing. We will know … Continue reading

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Spare Change of Circumstances

While I’m waiting to hear from Peter, I meet a man who seems enchantingly desirable to me. He is dark and graceful, a sometimes member of the street theater collective Angels of Light. I have no distractions to obsession, Caitlin … Continue reading

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Humpty Dumpty Was an Old Soul

Caitlin turns two in San Francisco, she has come a long way in just a few years I think, from the carriage trade in New York to the wilds of the North Country to the middle of the Haight. Magic … Continue reading

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I Remember Peter

So I am sitting around the commune in Denver, all loose ends and lonely, when suddenly I remember Peter back in Vermont. I think to myself, even though he is pretty awful at least he is familiar. Maybe I owe … Continue reading

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