Monthly Archives: July 2019

Mosquitos Par Los Millions

I recall the summer of 1989 on the Yucatan. Dry and hot throughout May and June, then a touch of rain one night in Tulum. We were walking back to a beach palapa and heard an approaching whine. Los Mosquitos par los Millones. “Ejecuto.” and ran we did to the safety of our nets. Mosquito […]

KILI INITIATIVE 2019 # 4 – Loitokitok

RIP Rutger Hauer – Blade Runner

One of the greatest science fiction scene of all time is the ‘TEARS IN THE RAIN’ monologue by Rutger Hauer in BLADE RUNNER. I’ve seen things… seen things you little people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion bright as magnesium… I rode on the back decks of a blinker and […]

Car Accident In Baltimore

I dreamt I fell asleep at the wheel of my brother’s car. I drove into a city bus in Baltimore. No one was hurt, but it was my first car accident in forty three years.

THE ERA OF ERRORS – EAST VILLAGE 1970

I have come to realize that in the 70s we sought refuge in the East Village not to escape famine violence or economic misfortune, but the repression of America’s White Majority. We were welcomed by the poor, befriended by drug dealers, and found solace in the warmth of exile in a neighborhood burning building by […]