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What Mirabelle Needs Is Some Omniscient Voice

EXCERPT FROM Shopgirl, by Steve Martin the weekend It is 9 a.m., and for the second time that morning Mirabelle is awake. The first time was two hours earlier when Jeremy slipped out, giving her a kiss good-bye that was … Continue reading

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Waiting for the omniscient voice

EXCERPT FROM Shopgirl by Steve Martin the weekend It is 9 a.m., and for the second time that morning Mirabelle is awake. The first time was two hours earlier when Jeremy slipped out, giving her a kiss good-bye that was … Continue reading

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The Books: “Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life” (Steve Martin)

Daily Book Excerpt: Entertainment Biography/Memoir: Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life, by Steve Martin If I had been in college in the late 70s as opposed to in grade school, I would have been a Steve Martin fanatic. As it … Continue reading

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The Books: “Shopgirl: A Novella” (Steve Martin)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Shopgirl: A Novella by Steve Martin I have great fondness for this lovely and piercing short book. Steve Martin, as a writer (his plays, his essays in The New Yorker, his stories) has always touched … Continue reading

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2006 Books

Books read this year. I actually may end up adding a couple more to the list – since I am bed-ridden at the moment and could finish 2 more books by the time the damn ball drops across the river. … Continue reading

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Snapshots

— I have now graduated in my life to a higher thread count. I have been living for years with kinda scratchy low-thread-count sheets, because I never wanted to spend the money for the higher thread-count. But after rolling around … Continue reading

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