Selected Shorts: Apartment Living

I once shared an apartment so small I could touch both walls of my bedroom when I stretched out my arms. Our bathroom was so tiny there was no sink. We washed o...

Selected Shorts: Icebergs

Roughly, only ten percent of an iceberg can be seen floating above water. The other 90 percent is under the surface—treacherous for boats navigating the frozen ...

Selected Shorts: Little Green Monsters

About a year ago, I was walking down Broadway and noticed a giant bug hanging on the door of a building. Normally I dismiss any large insect as some kind of roa...

Selected Shorts: Seven Deadly Sins

Recently I finished reading the Manga series FullMetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa, a coming of age story of two brothers who try to bring back the dead. It's a...

Selected Shorts: It Chooses You

A friend of mine used to collect snow globes. He had a whole shelf dedicated to their display, and people would bring globes back from around the world to add t...

Ganesh

 Writer, Deity, Remover of Obstacles