The Bob Files

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On the Subject of Storytelling

We speak in metaphor, assigning words to pin down persons, places, and things. We capture actions as verbs and experiences through myriad flavors of descriptors. We fill dictionaries with words and de

04/11/2014 11:00:00 AM


Of Hooves and Horsepower

The deal breaker for me is performance. While the Versa is not the fastest car in the world, horse acceleration is unacceptable. A horse goes zero to sixty in… never

06/18/2012 12:00:48 AM

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Santa Claus vs. The Tooth Fairy

“If you get something nice now under your pillow, that means you may only get a dollar in your stocking on Christmas Day.” “That’s okay,” said Daniel. “That way I don’t have to be as good at Christmas

06/11/2012 12:00:48 AM

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Free Range Tree

We stopped at Ack Ack Nursery to see what they had for sale that met all of our arboreal criteria. The tree had to be taller than we were. It had to be big enough to support the weight of the occasion

06/04/2012 12:00:10 AM

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Death from Both Sides

I believe that – somehow – the people live on in the memories of those left behind. While that was comforting to me from my perspective – the living perspective – I found I had a lot of questions of w

05/28/2012 12:00:46 AM

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