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Progress is Slow

Very slow, in fact. I was perusing some of my previous articles looking for something I thought I’d written about the table read of my play “It’s Not Love on My Part.” Alas, it seems I only thought I’d written … Continue reading

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Are You the Gatekeeper?

I ran across this in my twitter feed yesterday: For my love of writing, I tend to follow back authors who follow me. It’s just decent to do so. Many of them are self-published, especially on Amazon. I sympathize with … Continue reading

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Spidey’s Demise

So there I am, brushing my teeth. My sink is right next to the oversized luxury tub that my wife uses like, what, maybe once a year? So I glance into it and what do I see? A spider. Every … Continue reading

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Just This One Chance

My job takes me all over central California as well as a bit of the south. Two places I pass by nearly every week are the Salinas Valley State Prison and the Coalinga State Hospital. The prison in Soledad harbors some … Continue reading

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Artistic License

This article appeared in my feed today. It recounts the conflict between the estate of the inimitable Berthold Brecht (administered by his daughter, I believe) and a German theater director well-known for his extremely liberal interpretations of the plays he directs. … Continue reading

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Sh*t White People Say

My white kids are home from school today with their white parents to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. day. Celebrate. The word celebrate has been used a lot today, mostly on the news. But is that the right word to use? … Continue reading

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The Young Sacrificed for the Wants of the Old

Happy Veteran’s Day. Happy Remembrance Day. Red Poppies, flags waving, pomp and ceremony to revere the sacrifices of men and women who fought and died, and those who fought and carried home visible and invisible scars wrought by man’s inhumanity … Continue reading

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