Monthly Archives: August 2010

School coming

The last week before school starts.  The last week to rush run hurry catch up to surf camp and other fun things before the old routine kicks in.  Fill the summer into a week, all the things you missed, all … Continue reading

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Home again

Left rainy Boston to a heat wave in LA.  Actually kind of pleasant.  Catching up now, on sleep, on the things left undone, and the days off were good for the new novel.  Started to settle, feeling like I have … Continue reading

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Cooperstown to Coop

Okay, that’s it, the writing’s on the wall.  No copies of SWEETSMOKE at the Brown University Bookstore, but there was a copy at the Harvard Coop.  Boys are going to Harvard, harumph.

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Old South Meeting House, or across the street

As of this afternoon, there is one autographed copy of SWEETSMOKE at the Borders in Boston across from the Old South Meeting House.  There was one copy in there, now it is one autographed copy.  First come, and all that.

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Cprstwn too

No webcam today.  This morning, the 95th seed plays the 96th seed.  The winner of that game plays the 55th seed.  The winner of THAT game plays us at 3 pm.  If we win that game, we play the 19th … Continue reading

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Cooperstown two

Fought our way back and won 4 to 3. Tom came in and locked them down in the last two innings. He’s pitched way too much, and should not go in the tournament. Mark went 3 for 3 with a … Continue reading

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Cooperstown

We won our first game 8 to 1, with Mark the starting pitcher.  He was in and out of trouble the first inning, but settled down, and by the third, he was cruising.  In the afternoon, we were lackluster and … Continue reading

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Boston

On the wharf, in Boston.  Tomorrow, driving to Cooperstown for the tournament.  Staying on Lake Otsego.  No fewer than seven games in our near future.  I have been told Mark is starting our first game, Tom probably the second game. … Continue reading

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Movies

This is what happens — if there’s a good movie out there, it gets your hopes up and you start to want to go to the movies.  You keep hoping.  The reviewers all want to find a decent movie to … Continue reading

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Cold Summer

It’s been cold this summer.  Hasn’t felt like summer.  Maybe when we get to upstate New York and Boston it will give us the blast of hot air we need.  But it feels like we’re already entering Autumn, and the … Continue reading

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