Monthly Archives: November 2012

My Château

“I wish I had it all on tape.” — Henry Larson in Home for the Holidays — When I subtitled this blog a memory project, it was because I don’t have Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory. If I did, I would … Continue reading

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Night Castle

From our night walk in old Québec City on Sunday – le Château Frontenac.

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Thanksgiving Prayer

  I watched it anyway. Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  

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Waiting to Be Born

My cousin died eleven years ago today. She was twenty-five that year, I was twenty-four. It was a Tuesday that year, too. I tried to avoid Thanksgiving altogether by purposefully getting wasted the night before, thinking I’d be too ill … Continue reading

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In a Reading Phase

William Maxwell once wrote, in “The Writer as Illusionist: A Speech Delivered at Smith College March 4, 1955,” “Though the writer may from time to time entertain paranoiac suspicions about critics and book reviewers, about his publisher; and even about … Continue reading

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Some Snarky Updates I Didn’t Post Today

Well, until now I guess. Filed Under: It’s personal, and I’m usually much nicer than this Now you know how 2004 felt. I love that Florida is, literally, irrelevant. You’ve still got Chick-Fil-A Father-Daughter Night. An anagram for the Angel Moroni is … Continue reading

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The Long Nights Begin

Let’s just hope not too long. Finished reading Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl.

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