Matter Notes: A lawyer's private notes on a legal matter; considered inviolate and nondisclosable. By metaphor and game, my occasional blog posts on literary matters. In both cases, a form of work product.

Something like this really happened.

A waitress in a local coffee shop was complaining to me and everyone else about being 47.  Her body aches with middle age.  Her eyes hurt.  She hates it. Riffing on your


“And now it’s time to start the world anew,” said Judas with a kiss.

Sic transit gloria mundi.

Will you miss it? What would you pay to see it pass?