Monthly Archives: July 2018

papa we’ll go sailing

Here I am lost in the wind ‘Round in circles sailing Like a ship that never comes in Standing by myself — the prophet randy newman I’m running in the afternoon, because it’s just not quite warm enough in the morning … Continue reading

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the quotable mo sheppo, part 23

“I accidentally put some coffee in the hummingbird feeder.” Note to self: wear bike helmet when walking to car today.

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marley

Who holds your hand when you’re alone? — the prophet patty larkin I’m no expert on either, but given the choice of herding cats or keeping up with four little boys at the same time, I’m taking my chances with … Continue reading

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the keys to a good marriage, part 8

mo: i look like a dude. me: but you’re an attractive fellow. the key to a good marriage is always knowing just the right thing to say.

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once upon a beach

Put a candle in the window ‘Cause I feel I’ve gotta move Though I’m goin’, goin’ I’ll be comin’ home soon Long as I can see the light — the prophet fogerty    

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dear nicole

Hi. I hope you’re OK, even though I know you’re not. Which, I suppose, is the point of hoping. We’re still at Kellie’s house, at least till the chocolate croissants run out, which shouldn’t take long. Kellie and I were talking … Continue reading

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the keys to a good marriage, part 7

I’m standing alone in an empty spot practicing my eulogy. Mo comes walking up and stands next to me, putting her arm around me and gently patting my bottom. I am touched. Then she says, “oh. you didn’t bring your … Continue reading

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