This Day Will Be Different

October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

I got up early to write this morning—not too long after five. Maybe 5:20 or so. I love a quiet house. I love the distraction-free time early in the morning when I have a gentle little bubble of time in which to think thoughts and then type words before all the stuff of the day…

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Hookers are the Only Consummate Professionals

August 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Note to everyone in the whole world: If you’re ever asked to give a recommendation, do not say that someone is a consummate professional. Everyone says this. Everyone. If you’re recommending someone, of course you think they’re really good at being professional in whatever field you’re in. Otherwise, why are you bothering? The bar of…

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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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How you might be driving yourself crazy

July 3, 2013 / 3 Comments

A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity. — Franz Kafka (Note to Mr. Kafka: I understand today is your birthday. You don’t look a day over … very, extremely dead.) ——- How often do you sit down and try to dissect the core of your being? For me it’s about every five minutes. Yes, I…

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Let’s re-launch this thang!

July 1, 2013 / 6 Comments

Welcome. I am so excited you’re here, peeps. So what’s going on around this joint? Well, the old bloggity has been in need of a makeover for a long, long time. I’ve spent the  past few weeks getting her all pretty for you so you can enjoy her even more. Some changes are obvious, some are…

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Gratitude for faith and rituals from a non-religious hippie

November 13, 2012 / 0 Comments

Housekeeping note: Many of you have probably noticed that I changed the entire design of the bloggity a few days ago. I’m not sure that I’m loving this design either… Stay tuned for more possible changes and excuse the mess if things get a little wonky in the meantime. ___ Well, crap. I don’t have…

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