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This path has a heart

“A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you . . . Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as … Continue reading

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cowboys

ad for room in movie: Rooms $6 a week. No cowboys. me: Why don’t they want cowboys? mo: Cowboys are smelly. me: Why are they smelly? mo: You’ll have to wait for my next children’s book: “Why are Cowboys Smelly?” … Continue reading

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I don’t even know what I was running for – I guess I just felt like it.

IF YOU REALLY WANT TO HEAR about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is when I starting running, and what my lousy training was like, and how El Señor was occupied and all before he started consorting with … Continue reading

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Things I wish I had said, part 1

“I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.” — Ignatius J. Reilly

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I knew her before she was famous

So as we moved from the first tier of essentials in our new home (licenses, insurance, Frosty locations) to more fun stuff, we made our first visit to the library today. These guys have an incredible children’s section. Their own … Continue reading

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all about me

“If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, … Continue reading

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In search of a new Olivetti

A recent story in The New York Times noted that  author Cormac McCarthy, who has typed what he estimates to be “five million words over a period of 50 years” on a portable Olivetti manual typewriter he bought at a … Continue reading

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