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Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Great Caulfield

The famed author and recluse J.D. Salinger died this week at 91.  Most obituaries noted both his reclusive nature and less than prolific output as a novelist, neither of which would merit much remark had he not produced something worth reading. Recluses are a dime a dozen – and as someone once noted, you’re not […]


Every little thing is temporary – Vic Chesnutt The late-thirty-something business chick at SFO’s International (and JetBlue’s Domestic) Terminal is holding court with two twenty-something, clean-cut, glad-to-be-employed underling dudes, all of them enjoying a responsible late-morning beverage at the Firewood Grill airport bistro. “The objective,” she asserts confidently, “is to get the team to collaborate […]