Monthly Archives: March 2012

Somebody might see you!

Excerpt from a conversation with my wife: Andrew: “We should rent a movie for tonight. How about We Bought a Zoo?” Kristy: “That sounds nice. We can go to the Redbox at the grocery store.” A: “Redbox needs more selection. … Continue reading

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Look away!

What is it about the South that makes me so bothered? Is it the accent? The heat? NASCAR? Actually, it’s the whole Civil War thing. You know, it’s bad enough that you had slaves, and that you started a treasonous … Continue reading

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A view of Enlightenment

Today wasn’t good. To be more specific, it was downright shitty. We’re talking me-drawing-Lincoln shitty. God damn! But there’s nothing to be done about that now, is there? I’ve been teaching about Buddhism, and it reminded me why I was, … Continue reading

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We’ll show everything!

1996 was the year that Milos Forman directed “The People vs. Larry Flynt,” a bio-pic that starred Woody Harrelson and Courtney Love. I was a sophomore in high school at the time, and this film had a huge impact on … Continue reading

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“I don’t see it…”

Draw Something really underscores my shitty artistic ability, doesn’t it? Guess what this is? Did you say “Lincoln”? No? Well fuck you! That’s an awesome Abe Lincoln! That’s a top hat, and dude has a beard. Don’t hate! Who knew … Continue reading

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Stolen glances

About a decade ago–when Kristy and I first got married–we moved to Maryland, and I didn’t know anyone beyond her family. The first people I met were at the Ruby Tuesday in Towson, my new job. I quickly became good … Continue reading

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Look, ma!

The kid wants to get away. I’m not sure where he’s going, and he isn’t either, but he knows that freedom lies on the other side of the chaise. I miss the days when he couldn’t get out of our … Continue reading

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