Literary Fictionist,
English Professor,
Director of the Maslow
Family Graduate Program
in Creative Writing

In Omaggio a Mamma

By |2017-07-11T18:02:03-06:00July 5th, 2015|Blog|

Yesterday I was driving with Cynthia, trying to figure out whether the temperature gauge on the car was called a thermometer or a thermostat, and I had this thought: if the English language is still [...]

Summer Off

By |2017-07-11T18:02:05-06:00November 22nd, 2014|Blog|

Well, it’s winter already, isn’t it? That wasn’t much of a fall, as lovely as it was. So I’m doing what I usually do, which is to mentally hunker down, keeping busy, trying not to [...]

Yard Work

By |2015-09-23T16:22:02-06:00July 9th, 2014|Blog|

After living in the mountains (where there is no such thing as “yard work”) for years, and then in a 600-square-foot condo (where our HOA fees paid for the tiny-yard work and shoveling), Cynthia and [...]

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