Lucky Seven and More

I know, I know, it’s been too long since I’ve posted here. Having two knee replacements at the same time slowed me down mentally more than I thought it would – and I was in Fantasyland to think I’d have all this time and energy while in rehab to work on writing Just Desserts Part    [Continue reading]

Game Time revisited - just in time for the Super Bowl!

I first posted this story exactly a year ago. As Super Bowl Sunday approaches, it seems worth posting again, even though posting it pretty much nails it that no one will be inviting us over for a Super Bowl party, Tom Brady or no. Oh well.

Anyhow, here it is. Maybe I’ll finish writing my reflections    [Continue reading]

New year, new knees

Many years ago when I was traveling semi-regularly between DC and Charlottesville I’d drive past a huge junkyard barely hidden from the highway by a long fence – chain link with strips of green plastic woven through it. I probably would have forgotten about it except for the sign:

LEON’S AUTO BODY PARTS — THE WALKING    [Continue reading]

Wicked awesome

I’ve just come back from Boston, so I can say/write wicked awesome when I mean totally, completely-and-in-a-good-way awesome.

Here’s what’s so awesome: One of my nonfiction pieces has been nominated for the Dead Mule Best of the Net 2011 awards!

I LOVE the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature and am deeply honored – especially after reading    [Continue reading]