Monthly Archives: September 2009

christmas season at the office max

we stop at the Office Max for ink for mo sheppo’s printer. (i know how the relatives of heroin users feel, watching their loved one go once a week in search of another costly fix.) that’s not unusual. what IS … Continue reading

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just another day at the office

photo courtesy of arizona republic (although they don’t know it) i work at a job where on a good day we open the blinds a little so  we can see the winos as they pass out in the grass in … Continue reading

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minimalism and me

i read in the nyt today that men’s earrings are back. which means i am again out of fashion. when earrings were not in fashion, i was riding the wave. i heartily embraced not wearing an earring. mostly i support … Continue reading

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why i never had kids

i can’t help it if i don’t feel so good. — james taylor —— part 1: a well-meaning co-worker asks my wife, “why didn’t you ever have kids?” part 2: gossie comes back from dinner. it’s a crazy busy night … Continue reading

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watching a car crash

Lucy at the gym She’s there every time I go, and I don’t go that often, so she must live at the gym I stare at her ribs they show through the spandex Her little legs are working, she’s going … Continue reading

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