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The station is crowded like a fishbowl, benches of stony coral and rotten planks sagging under human dialogue. The light is dead,..

April 21, 2011


The need I feel is not audible but it pounds its fists against my egg-shell skull, trying to break out in a spill of yellow goo. It pinches..

April 21, 2011

The Brink of Brinkmanship

Living in the Washington, DC area means I get an up close and personal look at how our federal government works.  Or in most cases..

April 12, 2011

Tuesdays with The Maury Show

After I graduated from high school I spent the summer doing absolutely nothing but watching TV, sleeping, and playing Nintendo.  This was..

April 7, 2011

The Fatherhood Part 2: Part 2

It’s been three weeks since my new little bundle of joy joined the family.  Yes, the Scotts are officially bigger, stronger, faster and..

March 30, 2011

In Case You Were Wondering

No, I haven’t abandoned this site.  It’s been an action packed couple of weeks since I last got all uncommon. The day job has been no..

March 14, 2011

The Running of the Elephants

For political junkies like me election season is always an exciting time.  Next year’s presidential campaign promises to be one of the..

February 22, 2011

Missed Education

Sometimes you hear a story and think, “This can’t possibly be true.  It doesn’t make any sense.”  Like the well known urban..

February 2, 2011

The Fatherhood Part 2

In seven short weeks (or long weeks if you ask my wife) I’m going to be a father for the second time.  This time around I’m much..

January 18, 2011

Talk Like Race (Ain’t Sayin’ Nuthin’)

Recently I was perusing a baby-related message board (I know, I know) and I came across a posting by a woman sharing the story of her seven..

January 10, 2011
The Gallery
  • The Break
  • Yellow Cab
  • Snowflakes
  • Of Wings and Prints
  • Abbey Road Revisited
  • Carnival
  • Cross Culture
  • Juan Carlos
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