Monthly Archives: March 2013


We live on a street where stately old oak trees are the norm.  When we bought our house in 1996, we had two such oaks in our front yard.  Unfortunately, two storms, one a thunderstorm that took out one tree … Continue reading

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You can tell a lot about a person by the way he travels.  Take someone I live with.  I’ll call him Harold. Let’s start with the positives.  He can find his way anywhere. I’m pretty sure the GPS is structured … Continue reading

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Ostensibly Oscar

There are two veins in our rich cultural body that are worth noting. First, dysfunctional relationships make great fiction. This is nothing new.  After all, how could the plots move forward if Oedipus realizes his lover is his mother, if … Continue reading

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