Essays & Musings

Sometimes ideas get stuck in my head and the only way to get them out is to write. Some pieces presented here are more serious than others. A few have been published as letters to the editor or in magazines or other websites. Best to just follw your nose.
The Writer
You're Never Too Old! Written for Marcia Connor's LineZine eMagazine ten years ago and still one of my favorites. “…the purpose of life is to love and to learn.”

Simion originally published in The Ecphorizer, No. 33, May 1984, a publication of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (no comments please). It's the story of a man who stared too long at his coputer screen and lost his soul.

The Night Visitor Who's that scratching ever softly, scratching at my bedroom door? Go away and nevermore.

The Magic Hat If I never believed in magic before this event, I sure do now. I thought the stories of Frosty the Snowman were made up to entertain kids. That was before I found a magic hat of my very own.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice Ran out of dishwasher soap. Liquid concentrate will do, right?


Noah's Arc

Anyone Can Teach

Harold's Shock and Awe

Mitchell's Secret

Latin Hegemony Council

The Harpist


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