Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Satisfied Cat

It’s hoodie weather. Finally! (I’m a t-shirt guy, but a t-shirt without a hoodie is like tights without a cape, you know?)  Anyway, as I sat hoodied and warm in my armchair this morning, an afghan draped across my legs … Continue reading

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Thursday Song

(Music Video below) Marc was a skinny Polish-American Jew. I was a Euro-American mutt who’d decided he was Irish after playing a leprechaun in the high school musical. Our first band was clunky. If the chords to the song went, … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 32

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eight: Liulah (Continued) Previously: Feeling guilty about having kidnapped Zack and, Liulah dragged him into an immense cloud.  But why?…

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Too Hip for Tuesday

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Goodbye, Marilyn

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Marilyn Monroe died while I was at camp in the Southern California mountains. I stared at the cabin rafters. Skipped the afternoon swim. Picked at my mess hall chow. I mourned. How can I explain,…

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Our Journey

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Televolution

D’oh! How television has evolved!  In 1989, human culture took a giant slouch forward with the arrival of the most wonderfully dysfunctional family ever. 28 years later The Simpsons is the longest running scripted program–and one of the most influential–in U.S. television history. … Continue reading

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