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A Letter, #7

Dr. Man… I was telling someone about Oscar Wao the other day and so of course you came to mind – how would I have ever had the chance to spend an evening in the company of one of my … Continue reading

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He’s got mad skillz.

CAESAR:What say’st thou to me now? speak once again. Soothsayer:Beware the ides of March. CAESAR: He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass. On March 15th, I had the extremely good fortune to see Pulitzer Prize winning author, Junot … Continue reading

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The brief and wondrous life of Oscar – WOW!

Sunday there was quite a lot of pre-Oscar speculation at my house as we all completed our ballots to see who could pick the most winners of the 24 major award categories for the 2010 Academy Awards. I find that … Continue reading

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He only read the ads… we were doomed.

Sitting in one of my favorite classes in graduate school with one of my favorite professors back in 2000, we got into a discussion of the woes of Reno (of which there are many.) In particular, Professor Randlett and I … Continue reading

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So, I am in a book group.

Why, you ask? Well, because I like to read and I like to talk and I thought a book group would be a great way to do both those things with other people so I didn’t always have to do … Continue reading

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