Monthly Archives: May 2009

Three Mysteries

There are three things I keep searching for on the Internet that I haven’t been able to find. I’ve found possible explanations, but I don’t trust them. Do you have any ideas? 1) Sometimes, when I’m flying between Seattle and … Continue reading

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Moving Pictures

I recently rediscovered the wonder of books that I had all the way through grade school and high school, thanks to A Song of Ice and Fire. Once again I’ve been carrying a book around with me everywhere, reading a … Continue reading

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Easy Reader

Today, when Betty was in the tub, she asked for her toys. We keep them in a big red bucket. I dumped them all in, unceremoniously. There’s a glow-in-the dark jellyfish, a big black devil duckie from Archee McPhee, and … Continue reading

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The Slamming of Doors

Yesterday, Betty got into my bag and snuck out a Tootsie Roll Pop. This was a grave offense, because she’s not supposed to go through my bag AND she was supposed to be eating dinner at the time. “I gotta … Continue reading

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The First Month

It’s been a month since Love in a Time of Zombies was officially published. Publishing this myself is a bit daunting, yet deceptively easy. What I mean by this is that the CreateSpace system allowed me to get a completed … Continue reading

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Impatience

I invariably enjoy movies more when I haven’t seen any trailers for them, when I don’t know what to expect from what I’m about to see. However, even when knowing this full well, I am obsessed with finding out everything … Continue reading

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The Vice-Like Grip of a Hand from the Grave

My family moved from South Park to Beacon Hill a little over a month ago. It was a necessity, as the bank was foreclosing on my house. It involved a lot of unpleasant steps, including declaring bankruptcy, packing up all … Continue reading

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Purpose

Most of my dreams are event-driven, like small motion pictures or scenes from books. Occasionally, however, I’ll have odd prophetic-type dreams, like a Ken Russel dream sequence, the Red Room, or a scene from Carniv├ále. One was from the edges … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’ve Heard This, but Have You Heard It?

If you and I know the same things, as I often assume you do, then you know that David Lynch, Danger Mouse, and Sparklehorse teamed up to create an album. Furthermore, I’m sure you already know that due to some … Continue reading

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A Bedtime Ritual

Whenever I put her to bed, Betty and I follow pretty much the same routine. First, she has a bath. Then, she brushes her teeth. She finds Jennifer and tells her goodnight. Finally we read three books. Lately, Betty has … Continue reading

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