Month: December 2014

Sparing (part 4 as far as I can tell)

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So I sort of have this assignment. In it I’m supposed to write (or, as I prefer to interpret it, think about writing) fifteen hundred words of instruction on a topic of my choice; I’m supposed to share my ‘expertise’ and practice writing at the same time. I immediately thought back to the ease with which Uncle Duke wrote fifteen thousand words on snorkeling: Uncle Duke: “Well, I got good and wired last night and […]

Breaking (glass)

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Why is it that when you’re trying to do something quickly and efficiently you lose the ability to type? (What, that doesn’t happen to you? What are you, some kind of weirdo?) I have white coat syndrome. In a bad way. So it was with some trepidation that I walked into the local (it’s just down the street) hospital and looked for the radiology department. Of course, there are no signs that say where the […]