Category Archives: relationships

I’m a Prick – How Did That Happen?

Just a little prick… When did I become such a prick? I like pretending I don’t see people as they run to the slowly closing doors begging, “please hold the elevator!” It gives me pleasure to see their frustrated figures in the … Continue reading

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Read My Lips: I Have V-ADD

I’m coming to the stark realization that I have a rare form of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) that causes me to constantly want to tune out all human spoken interaction. In fact, I’m doing it right now as I write at 3:03 PM from a … Continue reading

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Karachay and Coffee

I was teaching my son the concept of integrity the other day: do what you say and say what you do. Simple. So when I capriciously and jokingly made a comment to a new Twitter disciple (er, follower) that, in celebration … Continue reading

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Talking Tough with Turquoise (or Muave)

Alright already. I’ve heard it once too many times. This is nearly as prevalent as “there” being used for “their” and “your” for “you’re” and just as annoying. Now I am hardly the type of person that enjoys correcting people. … Continue reading

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Twitter, Wagon Monkeys and the Social Genius Solution

I have 63 people following my Twitter account @LessonsOfLunacy. I don’t know any of them and they don’t know me. I’m also fairly certain that they have no real interest in anything I have to say. I doubt they even read my … Continue reading

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My Excuse? Hey, Imma Writer!

In my third novel, Backgammon, I modeled a sexually ambiguous character after a close relative. “It” passes gas inappropriately, has a most unbecoming gait and constantly has its integrity challenged. I don’t believe a more unflattering reference is possible, although … Continue reading

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Dear Wives of the Creative…

Dear Wives* of the Creative: [*or husbands, spouses, life partners, etc.] I feel that I need to provide some guidelines to help you understand your creative partner and how to properly conduct yourself around him or her. I’ll start slowly. … Continue reading

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