Parting is such sweet sorrow. Especially when it’s a parting with a story I’m fond of, but the editors aren’t. The unwieldily titled What happened while Don was watching the game collected its 8th rejection this week*, from Sniplits this time. Sniplits mastermind and editor Anne Stuessy seemed to take over a year to get…

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A friend got married today, in a moving civil ceremony of beautiful speeches and enchanting songs, the bride and groom radiant and utterly happy. I was reminded of our own wedding, and of countless other moments of deep and unwanting happiness. And then the Reverend Norman Viss got up to perform the spiritual part of…

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