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Archive / July, 2011


How to Read Moby Dick

I was lying on a gurney in the emergency room at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.  It was just past noon.  I was feeling stupid, my appearance made ludicrous and my movement restricted by a hospital gown that covered only the half of me and a gangling variety of apparatuses: oxygen tubing clipped to my nostrils, electrodes […]

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Magnificent Obesity

No, I’m not going to tell you how fabulous it is to be fat.  I want to give you an example of When Life Gets in the Way. Magnificent Obesity is the name of the book I am currently working on, a memoir about trying to move forward when you feel that life has left […]

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Why a Door

In the shadow is the gold – CG Jung Regardless of who you are or where you happen to be in life, you could probably represent every circumstance or state of mind along the way with an image of yourself standing at a door.  The door may have just closed.  Something has ended — an […]

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