Daily Archives: July 14, 2015

The Movie Review That Made Me a Movie Reviewer

Here’s something fun: As many of you know, I wasn’t always a novelist — my very first job out of college was as a film critic for the Fresno Bee newspaper in central California. I had spent most of my senior year of college doing freelance music writing for the Chicago Sun Times and New […]

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The Things I Find in My Yard After a Heavy Rain

Here you go. Close up of the crawdad, say? Very well, here you are: Also, I found this, too: I don’t know what kind of fish it is. I call it a “yard trout.” Both of these things were perfectly alive, incidentally. The yard trout was slightly beached on the grass, however; I gently pushed […]

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