Blue Holes

  Jacques Cousteau drew attention to blue holes, or submerged caves, when he sailed his research ship Calypso into Belize to chart the depth of the “Great Blue Hole.” Surprisingly, blue holes have garnered little attention aside from tourism until recent years. …

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Your Friendly Barber Surgeon

    Click HERE if you’re interested in: Barber Poles Loneliness The Middle Ages Bloodletting Fire Cupping Dentistry Leeching Wash Basins Veins Old Men With Razors Barber-Surgeons Grasshoppers Canada Ice Hockey (see Dentistry) Parachuting Other forms of falling and/or spinning Cylinders Beach …

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Glimmer Train Nod

    I’m thrilled to say that my story “The Empire Builder” was awarded second-place in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers! Glimmer Train publishes some of the best short stories out there—pick up any copy and you’ll find stories …

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Wolf Blitzer as a Child

My story “Wolf Blitzer” appears in the newly released Fast Forward Press collection The Incredible Shrinking Story, edited by Kona Morris. I got my copy in the mail yesterday, and it looks great. The stories range from 1,000 words all the way down …

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The Museum of Whatnot

This page is a half-hearted attempt at professionalism. While it’s helpful to have a place to provide updates on my publications and radio segment information, I mostly look forward to using this site as a blog about the zone where pop culture …

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