Archive of 2012 September

Barn Burning

on September 19th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 2 Comments

We walked through fields asleep with snow in the twilight of the year. Clouds skittered across the sky, pale blue and indifferent to our grief as we came upon the weathered old barn, paint scaling, where she had hung herself. Underneath the sky we diminished and shrank, down into ourselves,…

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The Girl With The Tattoo

on September 18th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 2 Comments

Conversation at my folks house last night, having dinner. My parents don’t consider themselves rich – and they’re not compared to all of their friends – but they’re pretty affluent and consequently, a tad out of touch. Maybe my mom a little more than my dad. Not in a Mitt…

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Kindle Fire Winner

on September 17th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 5 Comments

The winner is Michelle Rohlman! Congratulations, Michelle. I, personally, am very happy you won because I don’t have to ship this little sucker anywhere, I can just drive it over to your place of employment and hand it to you. I’ve included a video of the drawing to show how…

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Writer as Protagonist

on September 11th, 2012 in Blog Post by | No Comments

Back in the mid-to-late nineties, I stopped reading Stephen King because I couldn’t get over the fact that his protagonists were always novelists. I don’t know why but that just seriously irked me for some reason. Salem’s Lot, okay. IT…all right. The Dark Half? Different Seasons? The Shining? Sheesh, man, why…

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