Category Archives: Personal

Frank

I’ve written several times in this space over the past few years about death and dying and those I’ve lost.  Unfortunately, on April 1, there was another death, this one unexpected. His name is Frank, and he was the longtime … Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories

A recent article by Pagan Kennedy published in the New York Times titled “The Insomnia Machine” got me thinking about my own struggles with sleeplessness. I’ve always favored the night hours over the day.  They are often my best hours … Continue reading

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More Musings on (Not) Writing

This post may not have a point to it, but that’s the point. I’ve been writing since I was a kid. Like many kids, I wrote stories — sometimes for school, sometimes just to amuse my siblings or to get … Continue reading

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The passing of Genius

Precisely five years ago this month, in April 2011, I attended (and wrote about, here) a personal event at a Prince concert at The Forum in Inglewood, California.  The Purple One was doing a series of concerts at the time … Continue reading

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Secret Service

There have been a few periods of my life when I pretended to be somebody else. The vast majority of those were during childhood and occurred exclusively in my mind or in a childhood game and lasted only hours or … Continue reading

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