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NOTE TO SELF:

Why for you been dragging your sorry ass around like the world is coming to an end?  You’ve been acting badly, and you know it.  For example:  What’s up with all of the self-indulgent eating lately?  Remember how you changed … Continue reading

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iPHONES, LONG SHOWERS, and THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MYSTERY

  A week ago I bought an iPhone, replacing the pathetic little Nokia that came with my two-year contract for business phone service with AT&T. Resistant to the inexorable march of modern technology, I have always been the last kid on … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF FLAPJACKS . . .

I haven’t had any for awhile.  Have you? How do people come up with titles for their blog posts?  There is definitely an art to it.  I suppose it depends upon whether one wants to cast a large or small net for potential … Continue reading

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epiphaneia

Good god.  From scanning some of my previous posts it has come to my realization that I’ve begun to sound like Woody Allen playing himself in one of his own movies.  Y’know, the hypochondria, the creepily minute details about mechanical failures … Continue reading

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A GUY AND A STAGE AND A CHAIR AND SOME WORDS

Two hours ago I experienced an incredible storytelling/performance at a local fringe festival.  “Wanderlust” by Martin Dockery recounts his five-month journey through the Sahara to Timbuktu in a dance of words and movement, at times frenetically comedic, at turns balletic and soulful. When I … Continue reading

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Articulate colors and shimmering words

It’s been about 46 years so I could be wrong, but I believe my earliest experiences with painting in school–probably in 1st grade–firmly established my unwavering and unconditional adoration of the color I now identify as cobalt blue.  Although I already … Continue reading

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