Monthly Archives: May 2011

Want to Retire in an Idyllic Place (for under $500 a month)?

(The charming and historically-rich Languedoc Roussillon region provides visual vistas like this.) It’s a new mecca for Americans who wish to live elsewhere, sampling an international lifestyle. And better news yet: Living there supposedly costs under $500 a month to … Continue reading

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In My Next Life, I Want to Be Male

(Here they are, three of the 60 that call themselves the Asheville Yacht Club. You can join them, too. The only talent you must display is a strong inclination to play.) In my next life (if there is such a … Continue reading

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Poet’s Pillory: the Creative Process

As poet, I have a lot in common with this guy, Chuck Wagner, Ringmaster of Over the Top 2008 Blue Tour of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. He tries to keep everything ordered and fluid, … Continue reading

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