Author Archives: Tim Dodge

A Blogger’s Lament

It’s been too long since I have made an entry on this site And of great creativity I will not deign to boast For in those stolen moments when jot some thoughts I might, I find myself without ideas for … Continue reading

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P.G. Holyfield

So I’ve been thinking all day about what I could possibly say. I overslept this morning. The alarm went off at 5:30, like it always does, but I decided to rest another five minutes before getting my first cup of … Continue reading

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This is What Life as a Red Sox Fan Does To People

Michaela Murphy told this terrific story on The Moth about growing up in a house full of Red Sox fans and her adventure taking her younger brother to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. I hope you enjoy it as … Continue reading

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Indecision

My children are grown, and I’ve noticed something interesting over the past year. The youngest is 19 and about to start his second year of college; the older two are living on their own. From December 1988 until August 2013, … Continue reading

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Things That Have Happened To Me Lately

It’s been many moons since I posted something here, and it’s not been because my life has been dull. I sit down to write blog posts sometimes and I draw a blank. I feel like I should write something edgy, … Continue reading

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Random Spec-Fic Geneology

Submitted for your consideration: A trail of speculative fiction movie connections. Starting with … Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), which starred, among others, Samuel L. Jackson, who also appeared in … Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Have To Talk These Things Through…

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Automotive Memories

I bought a car yesterday. My trusted 2004 Camry runs just as well as it ever has, but I learned 10 days ago that it will not pass the emission control test when it gets inspected (its current inspection sticker … Continue reading

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Art For Art’s Sake; Money For God’s Sake

Very interesting blog posts on similar topics in the last couple of days from Philippa Ballantine and Jennifer Povey. Kind of interesting because, though they both live in Northern Virginia, I’m not sure they’ve ever met. Their minds seem to … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger

I was 15 years old when I heard a Pete Seeger album for the first time. Looking back on it, I think it’s kind of amazing that old-fashioned, conservative Afton, New York, a place that probably hasn’t elected a Democrat … Continue reading

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