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Get a life.

My obsession about trash and recycling pickup day is surely a good indicaton of the pure tedium of my suburban life. But there it is. Once a week I’m tied up in knots about our refuse being hauled away. 235 more words

Family Life


“FU-EE-2-UU,” Mr. Charles Sandwyche said to the Lynnwood, NJ DMV, when his request for a specific vanity license plate inscription was denied.  “I was totally shocked–because it wasn’t obscene or anything.   149 more words


A Suburbanite Speaks

When I mention that I live in Union Township near Eastgate, I get a mixed bag of reactions. Many are not positive. In fact, I would even venture to say that… 199 more words


VisuaLingual FatDust in the Kinderbox

We’re really pleased to announce that a tin of our FatDust is included in this month’s Kinderbox, a subscription gift box geared specifically toward men. Order your box here!

Urban Life

Today, outside, is a new room

An old poem about a new room.

To The Valleys‘ offers a similar opening and thwarted journey to domestic encasement.

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Creative Process


I started this blog almost exactly 7 years ago! Since then, I’ve published roughly 2,000 posts — 1,000 about Cincinnati and 600 specifically on our neighborhood of… 569 more words

Urban Life