Fables of the Deconstruction

What is and what should never be

Conventional wisdom would have us believe that it is always wrong to deny one’s true nature.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Let’s face the music (and dance)

I have had some fun at the expense of the truth lately. I have been telling tall tales. Making stuff up.

Fables of the Deconstruction

How much I lied

The last time I saw Richard was really just a couple weeks ago. We were at my cousin Sue’s house for Thanksgiving.

Fables of the Deconstruction

If I fell

A few years ago, a couple of my friends started dating. It scared me because I thought I might get caught in the middle of an ugly situation if things went bad.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Will you love me tomorrow?

Arguably the greatest single achievement by the writing team of Carole King and Gerry Goffin, the song avoids any specific sexual reference, but you don’t have to be a young woman of da

Fables of the Deconstruction

What I like about you

On the other hand, recognizing a panoply of brilliant mysteries within this (so-called) reality, I have devised a personal response that recognizes a kind of divinity that makes church attend

Fables of the Deconstruction

I don’t wanna face it

While the recent re-release/remix of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy (in celebration of what would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday) offers a mildly rewarding new persp

Fables of the Deconstruction

Gravity

A few days before the seasons changed, Jupiter appeared on the horizon, quite visible to the naked eye, closer to Earth than it had been in 30 years.

Fables of the Deconstruction

How little we know

We don’t see each other any more unless someone dies or gets married, and people aren’t getting married so much anymore, not at our age.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Man behind the curtain

When last we met, I’m afraid I got a little carried away with what could be considered a misfired practical joke.