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Jan.14.2014 - 9:18 pm
In a September, 2013 article in The New Yorker, Josh Eells describes a night club scene in Las Vegas where some DJ's are paid more than $100,000 a night, the markup in liquor can...
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Oct.01.2013 - 9:47 pm
Resistance to health care reform may have a more insidious cause than greed. Yes, one can expect perennial opposition from people who profit from the status quo. I expect monetary...
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Sep.22.2013 - 10:50 am
I sometimes wonder why I write, or why anyone bothers to write, for that matter. It's not that there's a shortage of reading material. My thoughts aren’t as deep, as smart, or as...
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Aug.30.2013 - 10:38 pm
I read dozens of writer's blogs and Facebook posts, and see one particular complaint repeatedly voiced by successful writers. They often feel harassed by certain people --...
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Comments from G.

Jan.17.2013 - 8:57 pm
In response to: Mental Health Apologists Are Enablers
Great post.  I agree it's a deeply ingrained problem in our culture.  There must have been angry, irrational...
Jan.13.2013 - 5:10 pm
In response to: Fortune-Cookie Tips for Writers, #335
You're speaking of using good judgment, always a good thing when one can manage it.  What I find difficult is...
Jan.13.2013 - 4:59 pm
In response to: The Walking Day
Writing is such an act of faith.  Some years ago I was in a writing group with a guy who was working on a short...
Jan.09.2013 - 10:56 pm
In response to: Personal dissappointments, 2012
Michael, Eva & Brenden- Thanks for your comments!  So true that friendship is work. Usually rewarding work,...
Jan.07.2013 - 11:01 pm
In response to: I am Not a Hoarder
What a great piece!  I just wish it sounded like strange, unimaginable behavior instead of a description of my own...