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Warning: Graphic material, not suitable for all readers. Sexually explicit, murder and cannibalism. This could get ugly. Also, please note: For the sake of this piece, I will occasionally refer to yellow jackets as bees. I am not referring to … Continue reading
I grew up in a small New England town, south of Boston. Growing up, I didn’t give any deep thought to it, but the seasons played a major roll in my life. There is nothing mellow about the seasons back … Continue reading
I am already tired of Homecoming and it hasn’t even happened yet. When I was young, as in high school, as in decades ago, as in the olden days, Homecoming was a very different gig than the one I’m facing … Continue reading
Note: Ok, I know what’s coming. And perhaps I should hold off until after book group or a planned lunch date to write this, so that I don’t have to see some of you glare at me. You will. You … Continue reading
For the past three days, I’ve been at a Writing Conference/course in Port Townsend , WA. The Centrum Writer’s series takes place on the campus of Fort Worden State Park, and we met there each day in a small cabin … Continue reading
I am hoping that this is the Middle. The middle would mean that I’m half way through something and that seems very appealing right now. Half way through a week from hell, check. Half way through too many decisions, check. … Continue reading
I’ve said it before, life is not about fairness; it isn’t fair. Each of us has our own troubles to work through and who hasn’t said, at some point, this just isn’t fair. However, this weekend felt like being smacked … Continue reading
The news this week that Steve Jobs had died, came as both a shock and not-a-shock-at- all to most people. It was not a shock, because anyone who has been paying attention over the past couple of years knew: Mr. … Continue reading
Relationships within the U.N. have continued to develop in positive ways over the five weeks since Denmark and China joined the assembly. Initially, all countries strived for (overly) positive interactions, though the Secretary General (a title I am claiming, here … Continue reading