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Jan 08

Technology Fail (and a Bonus Modern Dating Fail Parable at the End)

(If the top part gets boring, scroll down to the parable.) Background: I have four Gmail accounts: my real one with my real name; one for this site; one for dating with a terribly clever handle; and a pseudonymous one that I use to submit pieces for publication. Why pseudonymous, you ask? Well, I’ve always wanted a […]

Aug 29

Future Tense

A few weeks ago I went with my visiting cousins and sister to The Bar where I spent so many formative years of my 20s; it’s a rite of passage when people come to town.  The Bar is such a part of the journey my sister and I–oh, yes, she worked there too–have taken in […]

Jun 22

I Need a Meme

A quote I like “The only way to write is well, and how you do it is your own damn business.” A.J. Liebling A book I like Read several good ones lately: Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman: Awesome story about a disastrous trip through China just after it opened […]

Sep 13


One fascinating facet of my personality that I haven’t discussed here is that I am something of a book fanatic.  When I was a kid I never went anywhere without a book, to the point that when I got my driver’s license I did not know the way to my best friend’s house because I […]