Tag Archives: SoCS

It’s a Man’s World at the Bar Today

If we were having a beer, I’d be trying to keep a secret from you. “I don’t think there’s a barman on duty today.” “Cheryl’s on duty. She’s probably in the back. Barman, what’s that all about?” “Sorry, I’m trying … Continue reading

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SoCS Ain’t Misbehaving

Marian, over at Marian Allen dot com, recently wrote a post about when characters won’t behave. We were filled with empathy for her characters. Who are we? Well, we’re those ham-handed, as Dan is wont to say, voices which are … Continue reading

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Angel Hair Among the Unanswered Questions

This was a really busy week at work, and on a couple of days, work slopped into not-work the way sauce slops off noodles sorry, pasta, onto your my shirt. My wife corrects me when I use ‘noodles’ when referring … Continue reading

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You Can Count on Me

If we were having a beer, you would be wondering about the tab. “Do you remember who paid last time we were here?” “No, but I remember offering to pick up the next tab, or something like that.” “In that … Continue reading

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Streaming Thoughts About Adobe

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator…sigh. Sometimes I feel like being a casual user of an Adobe product is a little like attempting your own dentistry. Actually, since the world of mouths and gums is fairly finite, maybe that’s not an adequate hyperbolic … Continue reading

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Winter Coats

This is typically the hardest week of the year for me to publish on this blog. That’s because I write most of my posts for the week on the previous weekend. Not the whole posts, but a good working draft. … Continue reading

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Last Post or First Post

First things first. You see, I don’t post on Sundays. Second, because what’s the point of saying ‘first’ first if there isn’t a second? Second, I don’t post twice in the same day. When Linda released the Stream of Consciousness … Continue reading

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