Writings


“Dog On It”

This is an amusing tidbit I saw in the NY TIMES : “You might wonder how Karen Kingsbury finds the time to write so many novels about the Baxter family of Bloomington, Ind. (her latest, “To the Moon and Back,” enters the list at No. 5). The answer is simple: She has help from her […]

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The Dennis Rodman-Josh Spiegel Connection

As the world watches and waits to see if Dennis Rodman gets the Nobel Peace Prize for his tireless and selfless efforts to bring peace to the Koreas, I couldn’t help but be reminded of my own run-in with Rodman. The memory occured to me while I listened to Rodman’s tearful comments from Singapore about […]

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The Caps Victory

Sports victories unite people. And if we’re not in on the celebration, we simply appropriate the other city’s win. You would’ve thought cancer was cured Thursday as thousands of people spilled into the streets of DC to celebrate the Capitals Stanley Cup victory. People sang, danced and probably kissed. That’s what people do at parties. […]

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Horse Name Suggestions

I’ve always wanted to name a racehorse. On this eve of Preakness Eve, here are my suggestions: Sergeant Slop, Swat the Fly, Muddy Harry, Flaring Nostrils, Funny Whinny, Only the Oat, Stable Stopper, My Jockey Hits Me, Singing Stallion, Buddy Can You Spare a Stall, Floating on the Track, Easily Spooked, Mean Kick Kimberly, Let’s […]

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My Trip To The Library

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to a library. I don’t like germs. I don’t like people. I stopped borrowing books after finding dozens of hairs between the pages of War and Peace. People would ask me to go to the library. I told them I could not read and eventually they stopped asking. But […]

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Still In The Dark About Light City

If you are opposed to a lot of extra lighting, you’ll wanna avoid Baltimore this week. Light City is underway. This is the third year and I still have no idea what it is. I know there are a lot of extra lights that are a part of exhibits such as “On the Wings of […]

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