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baby book

My twin granddaughters, 5 months old now (but adjusted to 3 since they were born prematurely), is the most attentive audience I have ever had.  They are staring at me with starry-eyed admiration and even forget to blink I have … Continue reading

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A new story

Just wrote a story. I was laughing out loud when I was writing it. I still do.

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Star Wars episode VII

Watched Star Wars episode VII on Netflix. They should stop making more of those. They are getting worse and worse and are giving the franchise a bad name. Adam Driver is awful as Kylo Ren and everyone else is just … Continue reading

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On Truman Capote

“You can’t blame a writer for what the characters say.” ― Truman Capote But you can blame the writer for recording it. ― Me

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Metafiction

Fanfiction is a no-no for editors unless you call it metafiction.

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What is a mensch?

What is a mensch? Mensch (Yiddish) is a person who uses a question mark at the end of an interrogative sentence.

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Friendly Facebook poll

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War and Peace, a new adaptation

A very faithful adaptation. The actors are practically 19th century Russians. Pierre Bezukhov is an earnest puppy walking on his hind legs.

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Hunger, a 101-word story

Hunger, a 101-word story.    

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Love is all you need

Love is all you need, a short movie. This story is multi-dimensional; bullying is only one layer. As for the main theme, it could be read in two different ways: either as a metaphor for the oppression of the gay … Continue reading

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