Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Nice America

Sure: that beautiful American word —Delmore Schwartz I had thought about leaving America for a few weeks-maybe hiding out in Belize until the nastiness surrounding the election dies down. What stopped me was reading and re-reading Roger Cohen’s recent column in the Times: “Delmore … Continue reading

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The Wiser Man

I got a jump rope. That thing’s just a rope, man. YOU gotta make the jump thing happen. —Mitch Hedberg We put the storm shutters we bought after the ’04 hurricanes up yesterday and left town. We are with Cindy’s mom in Jacksonville. … Continue reading

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