Beating About the Bush

Beating About the Bush

Can you see the real me, can you, can you?? [The Who (Quadrophenia)] I saw Laura Bush on TV the other day. I did a second take. She was hilarious! Speaking at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on April 30, she had the audience in stitches. This...
Drowning in Trivia

Drowning in Trivia

In her excellent book on the “Writing Life”, Annie Dillard advises writers to: “Write as if you were dying. At the same time, assume you write for an audience consisting solely of terminal patients. That is, after all, the case. What would you begin...