Tag Archives: The Moth

ALMOST NORMAL (Not for the squeamish)

The first time I bled was almost two months ago when we spent a weekend at my friend Ezra’s cottage in Rockaway Beach. I’d forgotten my Surgilube™, and inserted the catheter the doctor had told me to use dry. The … Continue reading

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FRIENDLY RIVER MUSIC

It was in the planning stages for almost two years, our trip to Maine. We were invited almost two years ago by Charles’ mother Charlene to come up and tell stories. More specifically, she wanted Danusia to do her one … Continue reading

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THE PRETTY THINGS

  We were invited to the Moth Ball, something that costs most people money but due to the generosity of a well-heeled storyteller Danusia got an email saying there was a seat for her at a table at this year’s … Continue reading

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THE MOTH GOES TO THE BRONX

  The theme was “Mama Rules.” My mother died a long time ago and my memory of good stories about her is fuzzy at best, so I wasn’t even planning on going. But it was close, I looked it up … Continue reading

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ONE NIGHT TRIP

  Last Saturday morning I boarded a Peter Pan Bus at the Port Authority bus station for a five-hour ride to Northampton, Mass. I had to switch buses in Springfield to continue on to Northampton. Bus rides are never fun, … Continue reading

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HUNTING THE WHALE

I spent Monday and Tuesday nights on Nantucket last week. I wouldn’t have been able to do that if it hadn’t been for my lovely wife, Danusia. She’d been asked to perform one of her stories at a MOTH Main … Continue reading

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I DO BELONG

  The last time I was fired from a job, some 19 years ago I spent the next six months, the whole time I was on unemployment sitting at home. I watched TV all day and built model airplanes. I … Continue reading

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