Monthly Archives: May 2011

Profiles in Excellence

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New Header

Taken in the Garden of the Gods. Here’s the original image, plus a couple of others that I considered.

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Born This Way

As my friend kpc said when she saw this, “I love you as a Tammy.” This was my 6th grade Halloween costume and, oh, what can I say? Apparently I decided to go as a divorced school teacher that year. … Continue reading

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3 Brothers

I love this picture. It stirs something in me; it makes me smile and at the same time makes me profoundly sad. But tomorrow’s picture brings nothing but joy; stay tuned.

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Thanks for having me

In honor of my new header, we take a moment to look back.

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Not long ago I read Elizabeth McCracken’s beautiful memoir, An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination, in which she writes, “My memory is a goddamn liar.” Turns out so is mine. Perhaps you’ll recall my affinity for ducks? … Continue reading

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Watertowers are people too Because of my own previous interest in water towers (here, here, and here), when J was in New York this weekend he bought me a copy of Watertowers Are People Too from the St. Mark’s Bookshop. This is the … Continue reading

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