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Monthly Archives: August 2010
I was reading an e-mail newsletter this morning, and I came across an article called “How to Pimp Out Your Dorm Room. What caught me was the use of the phrase “pimp out.” This is an expression used mostly by … Continue reading
Imagine my excitement! Have you noticed? Nothing fits. If it fits, it’s downright dumpy. Or made out of recycled soda bottles. Things used to fit. They fit fine when I was 25. But I haven’t seen 25 in a good … Continue reading
Today’s Boston Globe featured a story that caught my eye. Here is an excerpt: “Petroleum-eating bacteria, which had dined for eons on oil seeping naturally through the sea floor, proliferated in the cloud of oil that drifted underwater for months … Continue reading
As many of you know, I participate in and follow many memes. The challenges they present make for good opportunities to practice the craft of writing. But, somewhat unexpectedly, they have also offered some other opportunities. I have “met” some … Continue reading
This is a bit “Hallmark Cards,” but the Muse insisted. ************************* Drop in to see me at my place across town, PattiKen and The Muses, which is decorated with a bit of short (really short) fiction, poetry and photography. I’d … Continue reading
Today’s newspaper ran an ad announcing that actress Tyne Daly (who starred as Detective Lacey years ago in the series Cagney and Lacey) was going to appear locally to sing. This is yet one more confirmation of what I have … Continue reading