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Photograph of What “Accidental Letter” Should But Doesn’t Look Like Looks Like and Makes Artists and Writers Go Mad.

Letter Once made comment when in early stage of corresponding about reaching a certain destinations.  Friends have been pushing me over past 3 decades to write a book. And my response has always been the same: “About what?”  But they persisted.  They wouldn’t budge. Eventually, those reflections transitioned into a mantra—the invisible tattoo on my […]

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Six Years Later

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Six Years Later

Self-Portrait, March 17, 2020

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Chicago Betty

Apologizing to the Dead

Sometimes people come and go, opportunities are missed, things are never said, or said exactly as one had hoped, stumbled over clumsy words and feelings, hoping to get it straight the next time when we — lost in a single moment. That’s when Grief comes knocking at the door, and we have no choice — we […]

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Film Review of The Dinner

Richard Gere is one of the most underrated actors, and I keep asking myself why. What is it with the Academy? What’s wrong with them? Until I realized he doesn’t belong there, never did, but somewhere else, beyond and above them. This film has no happy ending. Instead, it’s ending is abrupt and gut-wrenching and […]