I think it was the year 2014 when I started thinking seriously about getting a little portable record player. That’s the year when a friend of mine had…
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I was recently in San Antonio. I think it was last month. Time still hasn’t quite righted itself, has it? But the when isn’t really a part of the story…
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...This past weekend, I was far from Los Feliz. Planes, trains, and automobiles were all a part of my trek to the capital city of Indiana. Somehow, I’d…
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On a plane last night, I sat next to a young man on his way back to college, where he was enrolled for summer semester. He told me that, as a kid, he’d…
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Not long after I moved to Los Angeles in 2014, I decided I’d better buy a map of the city. It wasn’t for driving directions — I had my phone for that…
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You know that feeling where something special is happening in the present moment, and you’re right there in it, but just for a moment you step out of…
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Imagine that it is Saturday, the night before Easter. You’ve been at church for an hour already, listening to lengthy, familiar Bible passages and…
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Would you believe it if I told you that I spent a few hours this Wednesday night gathered around a bonfire on a small island in the middle of the ocean…
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I have my pick of weird little things this week that I could blow into an entire essay. I heard the faint sound of an AM radio station that my laptop…
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For her 75th birthday last weekend, my Aunt Linda was presented with a gorgeous gift, perfectly suited to capture the grand scope of the last three…
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Something cool happened this week: we got the go ahead to announce that The Mirror Game (a movie which I wrote, and my friend Will Stribling directed…
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