Monthly Archives: July 2009

Hero Worship

Hero worship sucks. The damned heroes always turn out to be human with human flaws and how can that be heroic? When I was a boy I wanted to be a writer so my heros were Campbell, Heinlein, Asimov, et al. … Continue reading

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Another Fine Excuse

Yesterday, TLWSHLWM filed her retirement papers effective the end of this year. She was very proud of herself as was I. She worked very hard to get to this point. Next year, then, I will no longer be alone in … Continue reading

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The Horror of It All

What is it with horror films? I have never understood the entertainment value of these films. The camera panning over or even the implication of dozens of mangled bodies, gallons of blood, body parts strewn about lacks all interest for me. Maybe … Continue reading

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Too Easily Distracted

For a handful of weeks TLWSHLWM has been on vacation from her post. For two of those weeks we drove around the northwestern U.S. to visit children and granchildren. We saw  Mission Santa Barbara where I left my mark on … Continue reading

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After a Long Year’s Wait

Okay, there’s probably no one left out there but it’s time I started up again. My preoccupation with flash fiction contests has kept me away from the writing I like best, the short stories and the blog. Flash fiction is … Continue reading

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