Posts Tagged ‘ Kathy Minicozzi ’

More Adventures in Knotty Knitting

September 21, 2017
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More Adventures in Knotty Knitting

Knitting is a legal addiction. It’s relaxing and it’s fun. You can make pretty things that way, too. The problem is, to make pretty things you must FINISH whatever you are making. I know this.…

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A Letter to Hurricane Jose

September 18, 2017
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Dear Jose: May I call you Jose? Thank you for staying mostly out to sea and only sending us some relatively wimpy wind and rain. Your cousins Harvey and Irma leveled east Texas, a good…

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Stuff You Want to Know About Coffee

August 19, 2017
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To those of us who have been sufficiently enlightened (some would say addicted), coffee is a great gift to humanity, something that wakes us up, keeps us going and makes us feel good. Some of…

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My Family Invented the Wheel (and Other Lies)

August 10, 2017
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Nobody knows this, but an ancestor of the Minicozzi family invented the wheel. Back in the 3,000s BC, the ancestors of the Minicozzis lived in Mesopotamia. Nowadays we call it Iraq, but back then they…

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Confessions of a YouTube Junkie

August 8, 2017
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Some people snort cocaine. Others shoot up on heroin. I watch YouTube videos. As far as I know, there is no support group for people like me, and there are many of us. If there…

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More Adventures in Knitting

July 31, 2017
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“But, imbued from her childhood with a brooding sense of wrong, and an inveterate hatred of a class, opportunity had developed her into a tigress. She was absolutely without pity. If she had ever had…

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Jobs II

July 19, 2017
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Again, I extend my apologies to Raymond Carver and Gordon Lish for stealing eight out of nine words from the title of that famous short story. It started out as a story called “Beginners” by…

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Jobs

July 11, 2017
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Jobs

What many job seekers don’t know is that they have a right to size up potential employers. Of course, it is important to know about qualifications, expectations, benefits, overtime, opportunity to work from home, opportunity…

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A (Condensed) Perfect World

July 5, 2017
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This is a condensed version of a story called “A Perfect World.” The damned thing ended up being 1,303 words long. In fiction writing workshops we were expected to use a lot of description and…

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MORE Family History

June 26, 2017
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MORE Family History

Very few people know this, but there were Norwegians on my mother’s side of the family tree. This included one of the most famous Vikings of the early Middle Ages, Thor Knudsen. If you don’t…

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