Being Seen (and read) or where the heck did that chin hair come from?


Well, it's out in the wilds. The ebook version is launching on Saturday. The book. My book. By me. All alone. It all seems such a small story, so meaningless. I mean, I like it, but I am having trouble dealing with the thought of my friends reading it and then having to make a…

On being seen…


There's a lovely foolish Monty Python "military" training film on 'How Not To Be Seen.'  In the clip, people are hiding, NOT BEING SEEN, and then they are asked to stand up. Once they do so, they are either shot or blown to smithereens. I feel viewing this in my formative teens MAY have had…

On aging, and gradually disappearing


I missed my 40th high school reunion this past weekend. I was sorry not to see the gang, the people who had known me BEFORE - people who might have the memories I have lost over the years, the ones I dig for but can't retrieve, unless I have them in photographs. I've lost the…