Memories of Pro Brush

My first sustained exposure to factory work was in the seventies. After college.  I worked in a shop in Waltham turning out industrial vacuum cleaners, then did a short stretch at Pro Brush in Florence.  The first day at work you had to check in at the nurses’ office, and while I was there this … Continue reading Memories of Pro Brush

Don’t Worry

During our time in California, KOTL will be publishing some fiction of mine. I understand that friends in Northampton are worried about us now that California is suffering a so-called cold snap. I saw a kid walking to school this morning bundled up in this great furry hoodie. Now that night-time temperatures in the San … Continue reading Don’t Worry

The limits of Telekenesis

A Short Story  I wondered whether to go to bed early and consider the day a dead loss, or muster the intestinal fortitude to make myself some dinner. I was sitting there staring at the distant refrigerator, trying out my telekenesis abilities.  As hard as I stared at the door to the refrigerator, it stayed … Continue reading The limits of Telekenesis

Musical Chairs

Chapter 14 The Fall Guys The FBI came to Northampton in force in 1990, spending many hours following the paper trails out from the County Registry of Deeds into the offices of people of the leading players in the Northampton area. Lawyers, doctors, politicians, developers, and many friends of Mike Smith. The FBI and FDIC … Continue reading Musical Chairs

The limits of Telekenesis

The limits of Telekenesis  I wondered whether to go to bed early and consider the day a dead loss, or muster the intestinal fortitude to make myself some dinner. I was sitting there staring at the distant refrigerator, trying out my telekenesis abilities.  As hard as I stared at the door to the refrigerator, it … Continue reading The limits of Telekenesis