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Archive for July, 2012

Mired
13 July 2012

I’m trying an experiment. Let’s call it ‘femto-fiction’ (too short to be flash-fiction). I start with one hopefully quirky sentence, then just start writing and see what happens…    The smell really didn’t bother me. I could still breathe, if I didn’t inhale the hot vapor too deeply. I was conscious, so that was good. […]

Letters from Dad: Melissa
5 July 2012

In the summer of 1992, my daughter Melissa had just graduated from high school and began working and playing at the Aspen Music festival, before her bassoon studies at Manhattan School of Music would begin in the fall. Dad (that’s me) is compelled to send her a few letters. You know, a little fatherly advice. […]