A Temple of Stone

A Temple of Stone

Dramatic introductions are a recurring theme in my most lasting relationships. So my virgin experience of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference the first weekend of March 2020 in San Antonio Texas, as a general panic...

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Jury Duty

Jury Duty

It was a rainy day in Winter. Los Angeles glistened like a wet frog. The relentless and macabre machinery of the Criminal Justice Center rustled papers, summoned grouchy jurors into pens, and judged from on high. I sat in a courtroom, one of...

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

A weird writer moves in. He offers eclectic observations. One day he’s talking about the mating habits of hedgehogs, the next day Ethereum and distributed applications. You might not get it, at first. If you pay attention, you find common threads...

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