Papa’s Pool

About two years ago we found ourselves at the Floridian, a bar that Hemingway drank frequently at during his Cuban years. The bard had leaned hard into the tourist dollars in recent years. When people go to Havana, they assume they can spot people salsa dancing on every street corner.
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Marginalia

Defined, simply, marginalia is the notes that exist within the margin. They happen in drafts that I’m working on, or when someone hands me a stack of papers crudely stapled together to read (I think they call it a “manuscript”). Then I take the time to scrawl my handwriting as
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2620 Walnut St.

A decade ago there was a blog called Denver Six Shooter. The premise was easy: go to six bars in a night, write it up, they’d cover your tab. That night was a long, long ago. I doubt we ever actually got paid for it. The blog eventually¬†packed up shop,
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