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I might be a bad person: Doll in the Hall, escalated

So my sister posted on Facebook about a creepy October version of that stupid Elf on the Shelf crap called “Doll in the Hall”. The idea is you take a creepy doll that already seems haunted and move it around … Continue reading

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Unlimited chutzpah

So this was a thing that happened today: Verizon aired a commercial gushing over how wonderful their service is to first responders. Which would ordinarily be good, but this is like six weeks after they got caught throttling first responders … Continue reading

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Ramen experiments: mushroom bouillon

Before I went on vacation I was browsing Amazon and found an interesting item: mushroom bouillon, which appears to come from a company in China called Totole. The reviews were decent, so I thought I’d give it a try the … Continue reading

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Even grayer

Right after my last post, I went up to Canada for vacation. This was my first time going in September, and it was a different place (same lake) and a different experience. I had gotten used to the rather warmer … Continue reading

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Book in flux

I’ve recently had the privilege of getting some excellent feedback on Gray Area, which I’d like to get released at some point. This is the kind of book where I really needed feedback, though, because it raises such huge questions … Continue reading

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A Fair story

The Great New York State Fair has come and gone again, and as always I’m sad to see it go. I had wanted to go in a lot more than I did this year, but one factor stood solidly in … Continue reading

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Flash fiction: Cotton Eye Joe

Now and then I see interesting posts on the subreddit /r/WritingPrompts. Today I saw one that was too good to pass up: After he ruined your relationship, you finally come face to face with Cotton Eye Joe. I knew I … Continue reading

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