Monthly Archives: June 2017

Reading a Book

I don’t have much to say today because I’m in the midst of reading a book–an actual, physical novel with characters and settings and a plot.  I absolutely love reading books, but I’m surprised at how much effort it takes … Continue reading

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Mockingbird

For the second year in a row, a pair of mockingbirds have made their nest in the grapevine outside my washroom window.  I know.  I know.  You’re jealous.  But, before you really start to eat your heart out I need … Continue reading

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Neville

When I was in grad school, a long time ago, we spent a good deal of time discussing the various elements of stories.  That’s the fun part of grad school, that and reading and writing.  In the midst of all … Continue reading

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Battle-axe

On Sunday night, CBS aired the Tony awards.  Generally I don’t enjoy watching award shows.  They offer very little genuine entertainment.  The Tony awards offer slightly more because they show little snippets of the shows that are honored, which is … Continue reading

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You’ll See, Finally!

I have been promising to post a video essay about Roswell for a few days now, and here it comes.  It’s actually a scavenger hunt.  It involves fifteen public and easy to find locations here in Roswell.  It has only … Continue reading

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“Disgusting Beautiful Garbage Angel”

I haven’t quite finished my photo essay of Roswell, but it’s coming along.  In order to pass the time until I get the pictures developed, I’ve decided to make an “as promised” entry.  It turns out, I’m Tina Belcher. So…all … Continue reading

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By the Eye

In anticipation of A Bookish Affair, I’ve been planning a photographic essay about good old Roswell, America.  By photographic essay, I mean I have set of images that I’m going to try and get of this town that show it … Continue reading

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Anniversary

So…I’m behind on posts because yesterday, 6 June, was my parents’ anniversary.  I had intended to post in the evening, but I’m clearly not capable of posting anything after one glass–ONE GLASS–of red wine.  After one glass I have nothing … Continue reading

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Aside

(Two posts today.  Dentist today.  Exterminator today.  This is my vacation.) It’s D-Day, June 6.  I’ve heard a great deal of fat-headed talk about D-Day lately, people making snide remarks about young people and they don’t know about this day … Continue reading

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How It Started

(NOTE:  I’m doing two entries today because I missed Saturday.) I was six years old when my youngest brother was born.  I can’t remember how I reacted when the people who were babysitting me informed me that I had yet … Continue reading

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