Month: December 2015

  • Straight out of a Novel

    Straight out of a Novel

      Daughter Shelby called me this morning. Or maybe I called her (who can remember these things after watching The Great British Baking Show, which, yes, I know is an oxymoron). Today was Shelby's last day at the law office where she has worked for[..]
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  • Buying a Bigger Bum

    Buying a Bigger Bum

    I am not embarrassed to admit that I've had work done by a very skilled plastic surgeon. One can't expect to look this good at almost 60 without a little help, can they? Of course, the plastic surgery I had was the result of a vicious[..]
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  • Contemplating Mass Murders

    Contemplating Mass Murders

      I circled the wagons in my classroom in the aftermath of the mass shootings.  I put on some Eliza Doolittle tunes and greeted the students with the admonition to not talk among themselves about the writing prompt, rather to write down everything they were[..]
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