Monthly Archives: June 2013

Lyra’s Latest: Baby Doll to Baby

She Awakens “What’s the word you just used?” I asked Lyra’s ophthalmologist. “Myelinate. It’s a coating over the nerves, just like that wire down there,” he said pointing to the floor where a thick cable traveled a short distance from … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Writing

House Full Up Whoopsie Piggle is currently home to eight people, four dogs, three cats and a singular goldfish who resides in a red plastic sandbox, shaped like a crab, which became a mini-pond two years ago when the lid … Continue reading

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Perpetual Postscripts

I’ve been thinking lately of E.B. White, he of children’s fiction fame for Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little, who many today may not know was also a fine essayist. A regular contributor to The New Yorker, I once heard in an interview with his … Continue reading

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Screen, Paper, Sound

After I’d spent the summer with my grandparents in Arizona and had returned to my mother’s house in Ohio, my grandmother wrote in a letter to my father and stepmother:                     … Continue reading

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