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Lunch II, The Irises

he Victorians used flowers as symbols to subtly suggest, often playfully, meanings that might otherwise offend a more stayed sensibility. Continue reading

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Adventure # 7, New Orleans or the Innocence of Debauchery

[Disclaimer: Do not assume that anything you read here is autobiographical (even if you are sure it is) unless you take the time to sit with me over a beer or whiskey and have an intimate conversation. Remember that while … Continue reading

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Adventure #4, An American Sentence: A Life in 17 Syllables

(See “An Adventure a week . . .” for a description of this project) Week of February 26 Your straight lip wavered, maturing to a frown, stuck for one breath to a tooth.

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Adventure #3, Staring at the Wall: Meaning Falls Inward

(See “An Adventure a Week . . .” for a description of this project) Week of February 19, 2012 One evening after work, I found myself staring at the wall, lost in thought and unable to move. I would say … Continue reading

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Adventure #2, Opera at The Gracie: Broken Wings to “Meow, Meow”

(see “An Adventure a Week . . .” post for an explanation of this project) Week of February 12 In from the needling cold, I enter The Gracie theater, with its roof shaped like a gentle ocean wave or a … Continue reading

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