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As a writer, I've always been interested in family stories. When I heard of a Satanic cult in my family tree, I thought I'd found the story of a lifetime. Read more.

The iHOP Years

The iHOP Years

I listened to David Sedaris read from his journals on the commute today. I found his list of "Reasons to Live" inspiring, if only because so many of the things on the list have come true: 

February 16, 1988

Reasons to live:

  1. Christmas
  2. The family beach trip
  3. Writing a published book
  4. Seeing my name in a magazine
  5. Watching C. grow bald
  6. Ronnie Ruedrich
  7. Seeing Amy on TV
  8. Other people’s books
  9. Outliving my enemies
  10. Being interviewed by Terry Gross on “Fresh Air”

An excerpt published in the New Yorker includes photos of his journals, which I guess, from looking at the covers, that he made himself and spiral-bound. That made me like them even more. 

180/365

 

The Way Back

The Way Back

The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It