Index of Shorts

#1

The Humble Micro-interaction

When we talk of software, we fetishize big ideas. but what of the humble micro-interaction?
#2

Love Note to a Pamphlet

A small shop in Tokyo, a small printed essay
#3

In Service of Style

Bukowski had style. How can we have more style?
#4

On Writing, Craft, Monkeys and Bananas

Speaking is easy. Why is writing hard?
#5

Chrome Yellow

Pilgrimage to an Atlanta coffee shop
#6

These Damn Loud Flowers

Sitcom characters and tableaus in East Vancouver
#7

Ants and Emperors

An ode to cities and countries
#8

Rock 'n Roll, Ballet, Sourdough Boules

Good morning, Or, more accurately — good afternoon. As I’m writing this, I am sitting at my kitchen table, cold coffee just within spilling
#9

ETC

The graffiti on the sign says “ETC.” 'Et Cetera’ is a latin calque, or a word borrowed, literally, from another language. It means “and oth
#10

A Speeding Blueberry

It was a fine morning, and I was walking the streets amongst the paper-weight industrial buildings that bleed from my tree-lined, suburban n
#11

Walking, Soft Jazz

I went for a walk this morning. Not a serious walk; I had no destination. Just a little stretching of legs, a little breathing of fresh Sund
#12

On Not Knowing How to Start

You think about it, for a while, staring pensively out the window and turning this new idea over and over in your head like an old coin. You

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