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Monthly Archives: December 2017
One of the greatest one-hit wonders of the 60s was the frat-rock classic “Double Shot (of My Baby’s Love)” by the Swingin’ Medallions. Yeah, you know you want to sing along. (By the way, if anyone wants to give me … Continue reading
As I continue adjusting to the notion of being a writer, I’ve become a little stressed of late. In particular, I find myself intimidated by distance. I’ve published a number of short stories in recent years, and I’m proud to … Continue reading
I’ve been up for about an hour, just long enough to see Mrs. M off to the Y, check the Book of Faces, and listen to a little music. Meanwhile… *** In my years in the magazine biz, I typically … Continue reading
The weather for Christmas is cooperative by Mondoville standards — near 40 degrees, with a bit of windchill, but none of us are likely to leave the house, so that’s OK. I’m downstairs with Mrs. M and the Hound of … Continue reading
For no readily apparent reason, an old Rod Stewart hit popped into my head last night: Now the song in question is the outline of a planned seduction, a theme with considerable heritage, perhaps most memorably executed in Donne’s “The … Continue reading
A friend of mine in the primary ed racket mentioned today that she was reading a story to some second graders, and had to call on kids to read it at a couple of points, because she had to stop … Continue reading