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Oh, the voices in my head!

I’ve been listening to a lot of speeches lately.  Everyone seems to have something to say. Graduation speeches, political announcements for high office, revisionist history lessons, and apologies for stupidity have all been tumbling forth this spring. The common ingredient … Continue reading

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What do poison ivy, the Edsel, and my first novel have in common?

“God is really only another artist.  He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat.  He has no real style.  He just goes on trying other things.”  ~Pablo Picasso A work horse of the art world, Pablo Ruiz Picasso did … Continue reading

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Rapture, or, I am still here which means: 1. They were wrong 2. I am delusional, and I am not here 3. This is actually, Hell

It was 5:45 p.m. and we were on the highway, almost home. My husband asked me, “So you have fifteen minutes left, what do you want?” Without hesitation I said, “A cold beer and a hot shower.” I have always … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, sure, but Kate and William have better hygiene

Once upon a time someone spoke the first fairy tale. No one can know for sure how long ago that was. Perhaps it was Lucy, in Ethiopia, grunting to her daughter of the rich and beautiful hominid in the next … Continue reading

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Take No Prisoners Yankee Swap

Image by lucy and her dent via Flickr Well, it is that time of year; family and friends gather to celebrate light and life and miracles. Traditions abound in December, not the least of which in my case is an … Continue reading

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