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If Your Heart Never Breaks, You Aren’t Doing It Right

It’s not the memory of her that lingers, it’s the memory of wanting and not having. The years have transformed her into a song character, a reminder of a former life. These are gifts beyond anything I could have imagined. I was less interested in baseball then. It always hovered at the edge of consciousness, [...]

Writing the Book (17 Nov 08)

Some friends of ours lent us their Wii, so we’ve been playing Guitar Hero in the evenings. I’d heard about it for years but never tried it, and I have to say, I’m impressed. Although it’s not the same as playing an actual guitar, many of the same skills — ability to keep rhythm, anticipate [...]