Insightful, entertaining, and thought-provoking, Middle Age is fascinating reading and for anyone heading for a ‘mid-life crisis,’ it is much cheaper than buying a sports car.
Archives for February 2009
UNESCO has unveiled an interactive online version of the new edition of the Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger: Manx, Aasax, Ubykh, Eyak: Once spoken in, respectively, the Isle of Man, Tanzania, Turkey, and Alaska, all four languages have died out in the last 35 years. Of the 6,000 or so languages still heard… Continue reading »
VQR has put its 1973-2005 archives online, including a short story of mine called “Act of Humanity.” If I were writing it now, I’d go with a different title, but I am still glad to see it available in something handier than the dreaded PDF format. Thanks, VQR.
Dear Facebook: I am not my music, even though I sometimes wish I were. I do not want to share 25 random facts about myself with even one other person, much less 139 of them. I do not want you to help me create my Witness Protection Program name. I do not want to know… Continue reading »
It seems I joined the so-called slow-blogging movement without intending to. Sorry about that. Time to get back to slapdash, off-the-cuff posting. So what *have* I been doing lately? I’ve been out to Montgomery College to talk to a continuing-ed group about the short story I wrote for D.C. Noir. The takeaway: It’s fun to… Continue reading »
My Mom says she sees candy I ran up Where where I askd over there says Mom the end (Editor’s note: This may be my 6-year-old’s first foray into fiction-writing.)