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A Lesson Learned

“Did you watch The Masters on the weekend? asked Ron. Luis frowned. “Golf is just very slow polo without the horses.” “Don’t hold back. Tell me how you really feel,” laughed Ron. Luis shrugged. “Alright. Golf is a game invented … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sauce

A customer approached a restaurant counter and ordered a side of potato wedges. “Would you like a dipping sauce with that?” asked the restaurant employee. “What are my options?” asked the customer. “Let me see,” said the employee. “We have … Continue reading

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Where is Jim?

Frank burst into the office. “Has anyone seen Jim? I can’t find him anywhere,” he said. “No, but if you do, he’ll be here with me,” said Beth. “He needs to help me write clinical criteria for the next round … Continue reading

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The bubble bursts

The events of this week have reinforced that writing is an individual activity. Basking in the acceptance of my first article, I was eager to share my joy with family. I was greeted by waves of apathy. My wife was … Continue reading

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Trifles and other things that keep me from writing

This has been a thoroughly frustrating week for writing. I had planned to rework a Rembrandt Parable, then record it as a podcast. All that changed when I reread my story for an audience Sunday night. There are few things … Continue reading

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