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I co-wrote a book

called Let's Panic About Babies!

with my friend Alice

whose web site is here

it's somewhat funny

and you can buy it on Amazon

and you can watch the trailer

it was made by Scott and narrated by Orson Welles

I just do my crossword and wait

“. . . a well-lived life is a question of attitude. It...

29th May
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I just do my crossword and wait

My Call to Poison Control

1. Standing at the sink washing dishes while grilled cheese sandwiches cook...

28th May
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My Call to Poison Control

Bean Pie

Jack had a gig with Larry (aka Morganfield Burnett) a coupla Saturdays...

27th May
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Bean Pie

My mother-in-law on Barney

My mother-in-law, on Barney: “Barney himself is not the problem, it’s those...

24th May
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My mother-in-law on Barney

Lazy Haiku

Yesterday’s coffee microwaved until steaming: hmm, needs more sugar.

24th May
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Lazy Haiku

Ah, Sears

Ah, Sears. The brand America trusts. Direct marketing geniuses! Senders of riveting...

22nd May
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Ah, Sears

ODE TO A WORKING STIFFY

“Monday, Monday, sloggy slog! Head is empty, full of fog. Tired and...

21st May
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ODE TO A WORKING STIFFY

Are the Swedes known for their sense of humor?

Because some joker at the Volvo factory put special magnets in my...

20th May
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Are the Swedes known for their sense of humor?

What I Learned in College

Poetry is like sex: what you lack in feeling you can make...

18th May
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What I Learned in College

The Dancers

So what if Sweeney buys drinks for Rachel Rabinowitz or Aunt Helen’s...

18th May
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The Dancers

Mother’s Day Update

My partner in crime reminded me this morning that I’d neglected to...

17th May
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Mother’s Day Update

My sister’s the type

“My sister’s the type that religiously watches the fear segments of her...

16th May
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My sister’s the type