Monthly Archives: August 2014

done deal

I hear the two youngest playing in the other room. There's much laughter. And then… GOLDEN WEASEL: No, Brawn.  GOLDEN WEASEL: No, Brawn.  GOLDEN WEASEL: No, Brawn! [slight pause] GOLDEN WEASEL: …no… I'm going to go way out on a … Continue reading

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audio visual

The 8-year-old is at the kitchen table, practicing drawing lessons from one of the roughly seventeen thousand how-to books Top Management has acquired over the years. She begins humming a song she and I had sung—or, more accurately, "sung"—together a … Continue reading

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always politic

I come out into the kitchen and see the five-year-old digging into an enormous bowl of cereal.  "Boy," I say, "that's a ton of cereal."  "I know," he replies happily. "Mommy always gives me a lot. That's why it's better … Continue reading

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