Category Archives: Miscellany

lego my eggnog please

there is no l in eggnog no n in lego but all the others are shared and rid of the l and n (and duplicates) we’re left with only an ego intact mere coincidence? i think not consider: it is … Continue reading

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Something that holds memory

In the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island a woman of some quiet authority and grace generously gave me the name of various objects in Ojibwa. Seeking to see her breadth I finally pointed at my laptop. A computer … Continue reading

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Billy and Bessy Cheesecake on a Toasted Almond Crust

What can I follow up New York with? Cheesecake of course. This is a recipe of my own concoction which has gone over well with friends and coworkers. It’s¬†interesting on the palate with the tartness of the goat cheese. Ingredients … Continue reading

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New Yorkers

You don’t have to scratch too hard to get to the hard manhattan schist You can see it exposed all about in Central Park like a heart on a sleeve They walk there joyously released from iron concrete steel but … Continue reading

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Julie

Julie sits on the chalkboard black rock each day, the one back from the old dock behind the salty nets hanging and by the rotted planks no one wants to fix, and most days catches a glimpse through the many … Continue reading

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The Funny Relative

Is being a good example necessarily serious? I hope not. There’s a lot to be said for the funny relative I certainly always liked the funny Aunt or Uncle Gramps or Gran But will they age well? That’s one of … Continue reading

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Zip Lock baggies

Smart convenience set to finger tips. Will spoil us pre-Apocalypse.

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