Monthly Archives: March 2011

Disastrous Times

Tweet March 22nd, 2011 Six and a Half Months Since the Fire Dear Friends, There are fires burning all over Colorado today. About ten miles away, the Indian Gulch fire is still out of control, and has consumed 1,200 acres … Continue reading

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A Funeral For My House

Tweet March 17th, 2011 Six Months After the Fire Hello Dear Friends, I’m planning a funeral for my house. I know, another woo-woo Boulder thing, but I’ve been thinking about it ever since the house burned down. I’ve been picturing … Continue reading

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Our Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Tweet Hello Friends, Nellie and I were in the New York Times last week!  A thoughtful and talented journalist named Caroline Dworin read about Burning Down the House in The Faster Times, and then contacted me for an interview.  We … Continue reading

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The Nature of Impermanence

Tweet (or, “Impermanence Sucks”) February 25, 2011 Nearly Six Months After the Fire Hello Dear Friends, Tonight at dinner I saw my friend Sandy, who asked, “Hey, do you still want us to give you candles for your birthday?” I … Continue reading

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