Monthly Archives: April 2007

The Traveler

Hard to believe we made a second trip to Phoenix but we did, this time to attend the retirement ceremonies of TLWSHLWM’s big brother. Spent the week end with her younger brother. Now, I will be on the road again … Continue reading

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Poor Richard Had It Reversed

A 9:00AM tee time in the big city and, I, a desert dweller, must arrange to arrive on time which – for me – is at least an hour prior to teeing off. I need to find the muscles that … Continue reading

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Head colds and rejections

Started with a stinker of a head cold on Saturday, managed to work Monday, but yesterday and most of today has been a blur seen over the top of my heap of bedding. Strange, when I am ill the whole … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Important Stuff

It never fails; I always miss the truly important happenings around the world. For example, I had not heard until today that a 6 pound 10 ounce owl might be worth $68,000, But, here is the evidence for such a … Continue reading

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Taking My Right

As with many I know, I have a “Living Will” that states unequivocally that I do not wish my life maintained by machines. Seems rather straightforward, doesn’t it? Well, let me complicate it: do I have the right to make … Continue reading

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Sue, Steve, Neil, and Fritz

Interesting to me is to follow Sue’s progress whilst experiencing no discernible envy. She has the dedication to the vineyards that must ultimately reap huge benefits while I piddle away in the rocky dry wash beds. Sue submitted three stories … Continue reading

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Cons and possible rejection.,

Not posted for a bit. Reasons are various, not all good. I spent Easter weekend in Chester at Eastercon. Had a good time, enjoyed the event and the company. Learned a lot more about the industry of publishing. All in … Continue reading

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Ages of Life, an Unscientific Comparison

A weekend in the big city awaits as siblings gather to celebrate the passage of one of their number into the 60s. Having been in that state for a while now, I can report there is nothing about being in … Continue reading

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A Giant Step for Sue Versus My Madness

I wrote that “I suspect that way lies madness.” The Lady of the Shire responded: “Then I am totally lost. In the last seven days I have had 7 rejections(four on one day! 3 on another!) and one “holding for … Continue reading

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God-Darned Patches

A day passes, the mind ruminates on the last story – The Cowboy and the b-ren – and light begins to glint through the holes in same. When holes appear; you get out the god-darning needles and begin to knit … Continue reading

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