Monthly Archives: March 2012

ARRON’S LONELY BLOG

If you still haven’t heard of Arron of the Black Forest, that’s my fault, not yours. How do we rectify that? Well, first off, you can click over to the Arron of the Black Forest blog. Here’s a taste of … Continue reading

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DO I HAVE TO GO TO COLLEGE?

Two things inspired this week’s post. First, my daughter has been accepted to a private art college here in Seattle, and we’re all very excited. Now we’re off, like all parents of college-bound students who are not independently wealthy (and … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION AND WRITER’S BLOCK

Some people will tell you writer’s block doesn’t exist, and I don’t know, maybe it doesn’t, but over the course of the last couple months, for me, well . . . if it wasn’t writer’s block, what the hell was it? I … Continue reading

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WHAT MOVES YOUR VILLAIN: EXCUSE VS. DEFENSE

Many, many years ago, when I was still living in suburban Chicago, I went to traffic court. At least back then (I’m fifteen years behind on any developments in Illinois state law) when you got a traffic ticket you could … Continue reading

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