Monthly Archives: March 2016

Maury’s Chair

When Maury came to the coffee shop this morning, he found his regular chair in front of the fireplace taken by a slim older man wearing a baseball cap and reading the Post. Maury stood stock still for maybe 30 … Continue reading

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Um…

A few years ago shortly after I was diagnosed, I went with a friend to the National Book Festival which at the time was held on the Mall in Washington, DC. Earlier that week, still shaky from the news that … Continue reading

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No. 10

The tumor is small, the size of a lentil. It’s greyish in the Pepto-Bismol pink of my innards, and it probably has not been there long. Still, I’d hoped the test this morning would find me clean, so it’s a … Continue reading

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Gun Thoughts

So here is a question. Do crazy people who buy guns often kill people, or do people who buy guns often go crazy and kill people? I ask because, as anyone even remotely aware of the news knows, more and … Continue reading

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Justin and the States

Justin Bieber. The U S of A. The U S of A is the Justin Bieber of the world. Really. Both are brash, capable of bursts of talent amid staggering displays of immaturity. Both think they’re the greatest; neither is. … Continue reading

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