Category Archives: blogging

Check in

It’s been over a year since I wrote in this blog! That wasn’t intentional. But, we had a baby. Having a baby is all the things everyone, everywhere has always said: profound, involving, exhausting, wonderful, etc. All of that is … Continue reading

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I quit smoking a couple of months ago, after being a smoker for twenty years. At this point it seems pretty likely that I’ll stay quit. The physical withdrawal has passed, the habit has been (mostly) broken, and the balance has shifted … Continue reading

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I haven’t watched a baseball game start-to-finish for maybe ten or more years. It’s a wonderful game to play — the big, wide openness of the field; the brightness of summer skies and the anxiousness of sitting in a dugout, on … Continue reading

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The Busyness

It’s definitely been a busy time for me. Lots of activity… Travel, pressure at work, and now my wife and I are trying to buy a house. The whole house thing has gone from nothing to everything over the course … Continue reading

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But Why?

I wonder if I’ll ever be the kind of writer that sits down to write a story and has a clear idea of what the story will be and what it’s supposed to mean and accomplish. But I think that there are writers … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land

“in no man’s land. Which never moves, which never changes, which never grows older, but which remains forever icy and silent.” Linda and I saw the play “No Man’s Land” at the Berkeley Rep last night. Yep, I am just … Continue reading

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Blog Zero

In the beginning was the word.  Much much much later, and against our better judgment, was this blog. Welcome.

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