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  • In These Quiet Hours


    It’s a summer morning and the house is quiet. My kids are still asleep and with no school or camp for today, they could very well sleep until noon. I sip my coffee and read the newspaper. Turn on my… Read More ›

  • “It’s a ceremony!”


    It’s the season of graduations and my newsfeed is filled with caps and gowns and diplomas. This year, I had two kids doing the Pomp and Circumstance walk. One was graduating high school and the other finishing middle school. They… Read More ›

  • Happy Freakin’ Birthday


    Lately, the problem with birthdays is that they are just so…yearly. I always get philosophical on my birthday. You know, it’s another year on the planet. It’s a time to look back at everything I did or did not accomplish… Read More ›

  • Getting the Wind Knocked Out of Me

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    When I was 13, I was kicked in the solar plexus. It was during a karate class in 7th grade and the girl I was sparring with delivered the roundhouse kick a bit stronger and faster than we were supposed to. It knocked… Read More ›

  • Following “The Following”


    I started watching The Following in its first season primarily because of the Edgar Allan Poe angle. A brilliant psychopathic Poe -enthusiast writer who forms a cult of like minded killers? Sign me up. It was a pretty cool premise,… Read More ›

  • My Desk


    I don’t have a desk and it’s starting to be a problem. Granted, I don’t think that having one would make me all that more organized and on top of my work. I mean, the idea of having neatly color-coded… Read More ›


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