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Chicago Justice (S01E09): "Comma"

I liked the idea of this episode. It was a fresh plot, but I will admit, there were so many minimal characters, I got a little confused. 117 more words

TV Series

Do We Really Need the Oxford Comma? A Federal Court Says Yes

If you don’t think the Oxford comma is necessary, a federal court’s recent decision will tell you otherwise. The 1st Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of delivery drivers who claimed they were eligible for overtime pay under Maine’s regulations. 291 more words



Yesterday I was celebrating the return of the Sand Martins, today it’s the turn of the butterflies. We’ve had 4 days of wall-to-wall sunshine and daily high temperatures in the mid teens which has encouraged all the small critters we share our world with to emerge and get active. 180 more words


The Comma in my Day

The comma offers a pause, a break, in a sentence. The comma is a much needed in punctuation, and in life.  The comma comes as a grateful welcome when I read German with its extraordinarily long compound words that make some paragraphs a page long.   229 more words

European Sites

Dear Mr. Comma Has Been Published

Dear Mr. Comma has been published through the UC Merced Merritt Writing Program’s journal, The Vernal Pool. The piece has since been published since the summer of 2016, but I did not have time to make an announcement.  34 more words



I am headless
in a clawfoot
the half-awake
on my chest
the disoriented
in the hand
of god