Monthly Archives: July 2012

and there it is….

It is an unpublished law:  if there is writing to be done, writers are overcome by a compulsion to clean the house; conversely, if the house is inches away from being featured in a Hoarders epiode, the need to write will be overwhelming.  This is actually a lousy thesis statement because it has nothing to […]

the beloved misanthrope

It is a rare gift to be another creature’s one and only love.  Buckley came to me in the autumn of 1999.  Only four months old, he had already been abandoned along a busy highway and passed between several foster homes before meeting me.  A con-artist who recognized a pushover when he saw one, Buckley […]