it's all about the whimsy

oh. those books

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"What kind of books?" the receptionist asks. "You mentioned that you write novels. What kind?" "Fantasy," I say, "and some science fiction." Her face falls flat. "Oh. I don't read those kinds of books." I'm used to this response — it's not an uncommon one. So I shrug, and smile, and say nothing. "Having said […]

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actually, it kinda fits

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Spoke with my mother today and asked her why she didn't give me a hippie name.1 She said if she had given me a hippie name, it would have been Mudpuddle. 😐 Guess I got off lightly, all things considered. "Why didn't you call me … ?" is a favourite game of mine. I don't […]