Category Archives: Creative Works

A Canadian Sorry

drawing by Elliot Keeler  Perhaps uniquely, Canadians say “sorry” almost automatically when something goes wrong; it does not (often) imply an admission of guilt, or of remorse. In fact, this is so Canadian that our lawyers had to craft (I … Continue reading

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Under No Illusions

This is a work of fiction. Really.  chart by LA Johnson for NPR “You don’t want to have this discussion.” “Yes I do. I want to understand why you aren’t joining the protest today.” “I’ve told you. I don’t believe … Continue reading

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Uh Oh… Double CoVid Trouble

author’s rough estimate of current and projected CoVid-19 infection rates, based on data listed above and in the article below; data for the “world” and for Brasil are interpolated from other sources using various assumptions, and are hence much less … Continue reading

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Signs of the times: Zoom Edition

  Translation: We can hear you eating, slurping, whispering, muttering, talking with others in the room, and/or making other unpleasant and disruptive bodily sounds, even over the sound of the person speaking. We’re all getting used to using Zoom and … Continue reading

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whispers of what was remembered

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What Happened Here

this is a work of fiction image by Vietnamese-American artist Dang My Linh from DeviantArt (I bought a copy of it — please support artists whose work you love!) The work of historians is strange work. History is the telling … Continue reading

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Early Creative Works

I started writing in my last year of high school, nearly 50 years ago. I’m not sure my fellow students liked my work as much as they related to the desperate passion embedded in it. Most of it was pretentious … Continue reading

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the ever-stranger

  Each day, first in the early afternoon and then again at midnight dave-the-character (not ‘me’; rather the creature whose body ‘I’ presume to inhabit) walks down from its tiny, lovely room to the Kaua’i ocean shore, dressed only in … Continue reading

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What You Do Not Know

Look closely: focus on the space in between the instant passed, that moment just a moment ago, that we somehow thought was real, and the instant upon us, that we somehow think will really come — what is that between … Continue reading

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Dogs in the Stands

cartoon by hugh macleod OK, so now what’s holding you back? You know that nothing you do makes any enduring difference, to the state of the world or civilization, or in fact to anything, since there is no ‘you’ to … Continue reading

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