Round midnight

I have chamomile tea and a dose of Melatonin – I’m waiting for them to kick in so I can go back to sleep. This is my own fault, after all, I passed out at about seven this evening, I could not keep my eyes open for one more minute. This will pass, but for …
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Let them eat cake

My piece about how to eat cake in Austria is up at World Hum. Go read, and then email the editors about how you’d say more about how much you love my writing, but now, you must go get a slice of something sweet from your nearest bakery.

Fear of flying

With our flight to the US on Friday, I was going to write a post about how much I hate to fly. Never mind, I see there is no need. Now I can use this time for backing up the hard drive and cleaning out the fridge. Oh, goody.

How do you solve a problem like Maria?

Sound of Music, alternative version. Instead of belting out Climb Every Mountain, the Reverend Mother says, “Christ almighty, what took you so long? Now go change out of that silly dirndl, give the guitar to the orphans, and get down to the chapel, it’s almost time for Vespers!” Maria follows the instructions exactly and spends …
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