Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lalalalalalalalala

It’s late. I have writer’s block and insomnia. Does bourbon induce sleeplessness? I mean, this is the good stuff. I have twisted in the wind nearly the whole year long. That’s not as much fun as it sounds. You know, … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina Nonsense

First, they make a silly movie set mostly in a theater (et tu Stoppard?), now I hear that soon you can shop for the Banana Republic Anna Karenina Collection. I shouldn’t be surprised. After all, who wouldn’t want to be … Continue reading

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Homeownership

Well now, I suppose it’s time to rake the leaves. Haven’t raked in over seventeen years. I wonder if the young man who mows the grass would like more work. Such are the travails of the landowner in our time. … Continue reading

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The Breakdown of Civilization Continues Apace

So, we live at a corner. Across from our front yard, a car has been stopped by a Sheriff’s deputy. Lights flash, something is happening, I don’t know what. Right in front of our house sits an SUV with wide … Continue reading

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Keeping Company of a Late Night

Still can’t sleep much. Keeping me company of late are the likes of Henry James, Anton Chekhov, Thomas Hardy, Gustave Flaubert, James Joyce, D H Lawrence, Frank O’Connor, and Leo Tolstoy. I try to learn something from each, even as … Continue reading

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