My creative non-fiction piece “The Living Room” was published in Dreamers Magazine (issue 8: March-June 2021) and is now available on their site, Dreamers Creative Writing. If you know me or knew Susan, this is, as I’ve been told “a tough read.” Nonetheless, I hope you’ll read it. A couple of people have expressed concern […]
Black Lives Matter leads to Questions about Malden Police
Black Lives Matter inspired me to ask city officials about the funding and inner-workings of the Malden police department.
Improvements needed in Malden Center
It’s time to finally write my rant about Malden’s city hall, a.k.a. “government center.” The short story is that the building was built smack dab in the middle of Pleasant Street and now blocks access to that commercial area, and that the building and area around it create a hostile rather than welcoming environment. In […]
Mental Instability: on the T
Here is an attempt at writing something short on my blog, in one sitting, and posting it immediately. The seriously mentally ill are all around us, more so since states closed their mental institutions. My encounters with crazy people have almost all been on the Boston area’s transportation system: the T. Let’s get two things […]