Month: January 2014

  • A Slight Detour about Annoyingly Soapy Hair

    I often wonder if anything I say or think or write is original. Sometimes I will think of an allegedly great idea, but before I get too excited, I google a few keywords nervously — to see who beat me to it.  Google is  the ultimate humbler of humanity. Today, though, I think I will…

  • Getting sucked into the Social Media Tractor Beam — and Trying to Break Free

    I am keenly aware of how over the past few years my blog posts have decreased while at the same time my posts on Facebook and Google Plus have soared.  It’s an odd situation — about 90% of my posts now  are AWAY FROM THIS BLOG. The reason is simple: there are significantly more readers…

  • Minor Sketches and Reveries in 2014

    2014 probably is a good time for me  to publish a story collection. Consisting of various things  I’d written  over the years – which I never got around to collecting.  It’s funny; I have been  so busy with  life stuff and  Personville stuff that it’s easy to delay  finishing  major writing projects  and tossing  older…