Monthly Archives: November 2009

Deus Does Not Exist

Dick ruined my birthday the year we had to take him into the ER for brain problems. Dawn said she got to the house and it was dark, but her dad was standing there in the hallway leading down to … Continue reading

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English 413

This was a senior-level English poetry class I got into as a sophomore. We met in a log cabin on-campus and sat in a circle, facing each other, as we read our poems and critiqued one another. One night we … Continue reading

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Lies

When I met my friend Pete, he asked if I could sing. I lied and said yes, I did – which was part truth and part lie. The truth was I did sing – but whether I could sing was … Continue reading

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Contact

I got a comment on one of my posts this week from a guy in Texas. It made me realize I need to be comfortable with strangers reading about my life. But then it dawned on me, that’s the whole … Continue reading

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The Smith Corona

I’ve been writing for 25 years now – “writing,” meaning more than just checks or grocery lists. When you say you’re a writer though, it implies you get paid to do it, or that you’ve been published. It’s easy to … Continue reading

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Back to Work

The week started with a blow-out on I-90. Unless it’s a sale, “blow-out” is not a good word. It can also refer to diapers. I got going in the dark, wind, and rain at 6:15 a.m., hoping to get a … Continue reading

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Code

Today, I was in a hallway conversation that went something like this: With STAR transitioning to Symphony, do ALS and GLS both have to be on the MWS before we can proceed? There is no time to really talk these … Continue reading

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