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The Doppelganger Gambit — a Brief Review

This futuristic cop story was published in 1979. The author created her own slang — “Lion” or “Leo” for “cop” (from “Law Enforcement Officer”), and “ho” for “homosexual.” I remember that it was quite confusing as the word “ho” later … Continue reading

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A Few Words About “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”

If I got rid of everything that didn’t inspire unfettered joy, I would be living in a bare cell. The vast majority of my possessions are hand-me-downs of one variety or another, in most cases, a make-do version rather than … Continue reading

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writers’ block briefly: the new year

Most of the foods that Dr.Oz adores, I can’t stand.

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