Monthly Archives: October 2016

Parades

I love parades, and every year I try to get to one or two. The July 4th extravaganza held in downtown Washington, DC, is fine and spectacular, but I prefer the small-town events, where policemen close off the main street and there’s … Continue reading

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Money

I do not have a head for business. I buy high and sell low, and the one time I ventured into a public offering, I bought into the worst IPO in the history of IPOs. I put $3000 into Vonage, … Continue reading

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Home

I drove home today from Bethesda after attending a writing workshop and, rather than taking my usual circuitous way back to Virginia, I opted to shoot straight down Wisconsin Avenue, one of the main arteries of Northwest Washington, DC. Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Trump

I have managed to avoid writing about Donald Trump my entire life. Like everyone I know, I thought of his candidacy initially as a gag. An unamiable orange-haired comb-overed buffoon of doubtful intelligence and less than sanitary business skills, he … Continue reading

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Sleep

For a while now, I have not been able to sleep well. It’s not insomnia per se, but rather a merry-go-round of worries that begins to spin slowly as soon as I close my eyes. I’m not sure what has … Continue reading

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Death Be Not Loud

I wrote a play, Death Be Not Loud, a very short one-act thing, and I submitted it to a local community theater, and it was accepted along with nine others. I think it was taken because of the unabashedly cribbed … Continue reading

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