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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Boo Darley

July 28, 2020, 1:12 pm

Well, Dar’s brother has now been taught to see his own brother as Boo Radley. He’s 8. Too early, too late, or too white-saviory? This may be the first time I’ve mentioned this here, but I have kind of an awesome new website,, doing something a little different, essentially serving as the Louvre of cinema…with podcasts! I think you’ll love it and you should check it out. But I mention it here because as part of prep for it, […]


July 24, 2020, 10:28 am

Thanks fans for checking in here. Combination of coronavirus and scrambling for jobs has left me without enough time to update here. Just one more thing disrupted by this unusual time in American life. But like our national life, this blog will improve again at some point. Thanks for keeping the faith.

Treading Water

July 17, 2020, 10:42 am

That’s what we’re doing right now. Thanks for checking in. I have what I think is a great idea for a post but no time to write it this week. See you next time.

Monterey Without The Big Little Lies

July 9, 2020, 11:40 am

I’ve been a little short with the blog. I’ve been a little short with Dar. Well, he is a little short, although the “cute” years are going away very quickly. Last week we went to Monterey. It wasn’t an easy decision, but the universe seemed to be telling us to leave town. Dar’s home therapist canceled for the week, to be picked up Monday. R’s summer camp was canceled for the week, to begin on Monday. Electricians were replacing all […]

Scary Epiphany

July 2, 2020, 8:38 am

You ever have one of those epiphanies where it’s like “WHY didn’t anyone tell me this?” I mean, I read the literature, I read the email chains, I see the movies and shows so…why hasn’t this come up?! The other week I mentioned to you that my wife and I deserve Olympic Gold Medals for the fact that Dar has never gotten lost. He’s never run into the street. Our house is on a busy street. Remember, if he goes […]