Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wacky Songs From the 70s

As I wrote last week, we’ve been having unseasonably warm weather here in Michigan.  Everything is flowering and budding, and it looks more like late May or early June than March.  The warmth has lasted long enough to convince me … Continue reading

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From the Beginning (Part 7): Write This! No, Write This!

Decisive is a word rarely used to describe me.  And by “rarely” I mean never.  I’ve more or less learned to cope with this in my real life, but it has caused problems for me as I try to write … Continue reading

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Bracket This

For the first time in my life I’m playing in a March Madness pool.  So far I’m #5,032,224 in ESPN’s Tournament Challenge and tied for 88th in my group, the Blue Fugate Challenge. I might not win. Failing to win … Continue reading

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Spring Forward!

The weather forecast on the radio this morning said we would have a near-record high today.  Now in July or August that’s bad news, but since we’re still in the first half of March, that’s great news. I didn’t spend any … Continue reading

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From the Beginning (Part 6)–Just Like Starting Over

The bad news is that I’ve made very little progress writing my novel in the last week.  The good news is that my apartment is much cleaner.  See, procrastination can be your friend! I did make a decision about the … Continue reading

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Bruuuuuce

In a few minutes I’m heading out to buy Bruce Springsteen’s new cd, Wrecking Ball.  This will be the 15th or 16th time I’ve rushed out on release day to buy his music, starting with Darkness on the Edge of Town … Continue reading

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Clothing Makes the Superhero

To follow up on my graphic novel post last week, here’s another take on how female superheroes are pictured in comics.  Since in this case a picture really is worth a 1000 words, I’ll just let you take a look.  Be … Continue reading

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