Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Nipple to Nipple”?

Kind of a lull here, huh? Well, no word from iUniverse except that they seemed to think I hadn’t sent them my manuscript. I had, though, which only serves to make me a little more nervous about the whole proposition. … Continue reading

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No Drugstores at iUniverse

Oh oh oh. I just finished submitting my book in final form to iUniverse. I am exhausted but mostly scared that I’ve forgotten something or made some grievous error. You know that feeling you get when you’ve been planning and … Continue reading

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Selling Brooms

Damn–still can’t find that Paul Theroux quote. Now I’ve skimmed the book twice, and further more, I’ve skimmed The Great Railway Bazaar, which I took to Europe, twice as well. I even skimmed over an Oliver Sacks book I read … Continue reading

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A Touch of Worcestershire Sauce

Book? Wedding? Everything pales to insignificance in the face of the ongoing tragedy unfolding in Japan. This morning’s paper had a photo of a car, almost undamaged, sitting atop a three-story building. How it got there is unimaginable. Then in … Continue reading

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Dodged That Bullet

Book: so how’s the book going? A small snafu: at the beginning I want to use the line from Paul Theroux’s book Dark Star Safari where he says, “Nothing is more revealing of character than the experience of travel.” So … Continue reading

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Pecked To Death By Ducks

Tim Cahill wrote a book called, “Pecked to Death by Ducks.” Well, that’s just how life feels like lately. I’ve had time to work on the book, but we’re now down to the stupidest little details, like, what’s the difference … Continue reading

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Cry Mightily Unto God

So, how goes the book? It doesn’t go. Instead, I am totally embroiled in this wedding thing, still trying to pull everything together for the big day. And speaking of big, Richard spotted this billboard over on the other side … Continue reading

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