Month: February 2016

The Death of My Writing Career

February 28, 2016 / 3 Comments

Once, years ago when I was married, we found mouse poop in the garage. We put out some traps and Voila! one day, one of the traps did its thing. Sort of. While it did, indeed, trap the mouse, it did not kill it. So the top half of the mouse was writhing around while…

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Hope Springs Eternal — And Also, Out of My Neighbors’ Yard

February 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

Ever notice how water generally has little regard for the plans of people? The creek that carves a gash across our property clearly has no concern that it doesn’t belong in the middle of a suburban yard. The chasm it creates is deep and unruly, making any hope of achieving a regular-looking lawn impossible. But the creek just goes about…

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Why Getting Divorced is Like Going to the Hotel California

February 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

Hello everyone! I just wanted to share a new piece I wrote that was published by YourTango. Read it here: DivorceLand: You Can Check Out Any Time But You Can NEVER Leave Don’t forget to sign up to have my posts emailed to you.

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