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On Writing On Video: Ira Glass

I’m stuck in the Packing Zone. My bride and I are cramming 30-plus years worth of accumulated “treasures” into boxes, bags and bins in preparation for a move to our new address about 40 miles away. We’re “downsizing,” too. That simply means … Continue reading

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Revisting the “lone wolf” label

It’s happened again. Several times, in fact. So rather than present the commentary I’d originally planned for this space, I’m re-running a piece I posted about six months ago. It still applies, more than ever…. Another piece of human waste … Continue reading

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Revisting the “lone wolf” label

It’s happened again. Several times, in fact. So rather than present the commentary I’d originally planned for this space, I’m re-running a piece I posted about six months ago. It still applies, more than ever…. Another piece of human waste … Continue reading

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A Word or Two About Attitude

I’m often asked why I teach. The pay, if there is any, is pitiful, and I usually spend more time preparing to teach than I do teaching (although I’m getting a little better about that). The answer is that I … Continue reading

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Mom’s Day musing

My life seems to consist of one split focus after another. I’m astonished at finishing anything. This past week is a good example. Not only did my bride and I share the desperate need to get our house ready to go on … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Organized — Part 2

I suppose I should rename this part:  “Fun With Files!” But then, nah. I get it. Dealing with computer files isn’t something any of us really want to do. On the scale of good times, file maintenance ranks somewhere between flossing and … Continue reading

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Writer Warm Ups

Most of us are creatures of habit. Writers, especially, fall into that category. We’re probably not as bad as big league baseball players who have more rituals than a pasture full of priests, but we, too, can be pretty odd when … Continue reading

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