car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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W(h)ither (art thou) on the vine?

One of the surest ways to kill off any blog readership one might have is to quit posting for seven months. I’m sure the dearth of new content here has done the work of the harshest of winters in this part of the worldwide digital vineyard. The cycle of inspiration and desolation of the mind Read on…

[The Days of] Wines N’Roses

You don’t really have to go very far these days to find some really obnoxious writing. If you subscribe to one of the big national newspapers –say,perhaps,The New York Times –you’ve probably been subjected to some pretty atrocious critical reviews. Maybe I really am that much of a snob to be Read on…

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You are now leaving…

In less than 48 hours I will be leaving California (and the Marine Corps) for good,en route with Jo to Chicago and a new life.  The next you will see an update here will be some time after I arrive in the Windy City on 05 November. Read on…

Stress Monster

I’m really happy to be leaving California.  Really happy.  The last few months have been extremely stressful,both in terms of my professional and personal lives.  The work schedule of the past two months was intense,with two field operations lumped on top of my out-processing responsibilities.

Combined with work was the application and admissions Read on…