Monthly Archives: June 2015

Writer’s Block

Once or twice a year, some of my writing friends and I gather at a pretentious café, order whatever is cheapest on the menu, and talk about what we’re working on. Invariably, someone brings up writer’s block. The discussion gets … Continue reading

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The End o’ Life™ Clinic

“Hello, is this Thierry? Am I pronouncing it right??” “Yes, it is, and no, you’re not, but that’s okay.” “Well I‘m sorry. Foreign names are so difficult. Anyway, Thierry, this is the Everlasting Peace Clinic, and it appears you missed … Continue reading

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Stop Writing. Now Part Deux

Stop Writing. Now, a recent blog I wrote a couple of days ago, seriously upset some folks. Five blogger friends thought I was writing about them specifically (perhaps some small ego issue here) and one took it very personally. All … Continue reading

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Invasive? Whaddya Mean Invasive?

All told, I was happy with the results of the latest cancer test. No tumors, no area needing special attention. As always, I worried beforehand. There have been a couple of dozen cystoscopies in three years; only two have ever … Continue reading

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Stop Writing. Now.

“You didn’t read my blogs,” says my friend who has been traveling. “I did,” I say, “but I didn’t memorize them? Did you read mine?” “The last one I read was…” she says. “That was weeks ago. I’ve written a … Continue reading

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The Colossal Cancerous Colon

Well, I have to admit that the CCC—the Colossal Cancerous Colon—(see yesterday’s blog) was a big disappointment. I had expected a sort of labyrinth one could travel through while fending off mutant cells. What I got were three inflatable pink … Continue reading

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A Cancer Get-Together

On the off chance that I do not make it out of there alive, I think you should all know that sometime tomorrow afternoon, I plan to enter a giant inflatable colon. Hopefully, shortly thereafter, I will also exit the … Continue reading

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