Tedium – Rock ‘n’ Roll Meltdown

Tedium – Rock ‘n’ Roll Meltdown

The distant clouds rose up like snarling beasts curling and black. Bursts of lightning streaked across them. Electric eels swirling and dancing against the demonic darkness. It was as if the deepest depths of the ocean had become the sky and Jarette drove toward it....
Tedium - The Ghost of Bertha and the Elephant Girl

Tedium - The Ghost of Bertha and the Elephant Girl

Jarette drove through Sacramento quickly. He wanted to get away from the congestion, the stress, and the thickness of urban traffic. The smell of heat rose around him as morning put on her afternoon dress. He listened to no music, just the whir of the wind. The window...
Tell your story.

Tell your story.

“Where do you find your power and strength?” That’s what sculptor and musician Lonnie Holley asks on the placard by this wonderful mixed media sculpture. His piece is called “Supported by the Power” and I’ve seen it many times at...
Tedium – The Alamo Inn

Tedium – The Alamo Inn

Vacaville appeared in the distance. Jarette looked off to his left and saw the Alamo Inn. A motel just off the highway. There, he once stayed with his girlfriend Chandra. Sucking, screwing, fighting, and crawling through the mire. She had gone down on a woman right in...
Tedium — A Plastic Soldier After an Imaginary War

Tedium — A Plastic Soldier After an Imaginary War

The road from San Francisco through Vallejo was littered with odd remnants of decades gone by. Old factories and warehouses. The ghost of Rosie the Riveter floating on disappearing docks. It was once an area known for building war machines but those submarines had...