An Excerpt – Suicide Rooms – a book about San Francisco

four.             There’s a garden on the bay side of Telegraph Hill called the Filbert Steps, and it runs down from the heights of Coit Tower to Levi Plaza right across the Esplanade from San Francisco Bay. They used to make Levis in San Francisco. They used to make a lot of things here. They…

Postcards – 1

I’m not sure what a story is anymore. Winds whip Chicago, especially downtown, right off the lake, charging between half-empty buildings standing tall and angry against starless, black skies at night. Not sure where to begin, the words, not sure what words to use anymore (I’m too old) or what order they should be in…