Beets, Three Ways

Beets, Three Ways

(First published in Bartleby Snopes – September 2016) We never think too much of ourselves as being in ‘food service’, even after nine years with our own place. Certainly not carnies. Not even stationed alongside a repurposed midway, this early fall day’s smoky...
The Cuban as Food

The Cuban as Food

(First Published in Gambling the Aisle – Issue 10 – August 2016) Our little legs stuck to the red vinyl of Mr. Juan’s dinette on those steamy afternoons. He kept his table radio on 1110, Woody Garcia officiating the daily battle of Salsa, Jazz and...
Paleo’s Bones

Paleo’s Bones

(First published in Arcadia Magazine – December 8, 2015) Thirty centuries have passed since ‘Paleo’, a Stone Age chef, cave painter and storyteller chronicled the earliest prepared human foods. The following are interpretations of her paleoliths of the first...
Thin Christ

Thin Christ

(First published in Arcadia Literary Magazine – May 27, 2015 ) The soft flying disc slapped down over Father Joseph’s head. For a moment, the Lord was calling. Then darkness faded as room lights came up through the perfectly window-paned dough; he was alive yet....
Paleo’s Moons

Paleo’s Moons

(First published in Arcadia Magazine – March 2, 2015) Thirty centuries have passed since ‘Paleo’, a Stone Age chef, cave painter and storyteller chronicled the earliest human foods. The following are interpretations of her paleoliths of the first known instance...