Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Year without an Immovable Domicile

Today marks one year since I moved out of The Rental. That means that I have now spent a year without a permanent residence. (I wrote a similar retrospective after my first 100 days.) My belongings are scattered between my … Continue reading

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Fire! Part One

As I contemplate making this journey into a book, I realize that there are parts that are missing. The obvious place to start is, you know, when the house burned down. Over the next while, I’ll start posting parts of … Continue reading

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Fire! Part 2

The next thing I remember was sitting in the street on a cooler belonging to the fire department. It was full of bottled water. I wondered if protocol allowed me to drink any, though I really was not thirsty. The … Continue reading

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Fire! Part 3

As the fire was getting put out, one of my friends who had worked for a couple of TV stations said that he recognized a reporter whom he was sure was about to come interview me on camera. He thought … Continue reading

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Day 0, After the Fire, Part 1

N.B. This is about the fire that happened September 7, 2010. I didn’t have another fire. The fire was out. The trucks were gone. I had poked around the rubble, a practice that in days to come I would come … Continue reading

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Day 0, After the Fire, Part 2

N.B., this is about the fire that happened September 7, 2010. I didn’t have another fire. After I got Thor admitted into intensive care, it occurred to me that the set of things that you do after your house burns … Continue reading

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