Annie’s Memoirs

A visual narration of the opening chapter of my novel in-progress about the memoirs of Annie Armstrong and her coming of age during the Manhattan Project. (4:19)  Excerpts from each chapter appear below. The full text is no longer available online, but you can listen to the complete chapters. Chapter 1, The Cerro Grande Fire …

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My Brain (the MRI)

In May 2010 I had an MRI at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque for an ear problem. After receiving a disc with over 300 scanned images on it, I decided I needed to do something with it.

My 9-11

To the Douglas County (Oregon) 9-11-01 Project September 2001 I heard about your project solicitating individuals to write down their experiences of September 11, 2001, from listening to National Public Radio (NPR) while driving through Oregon on the 12th. I think this is a worthwhile effort and would therefore like to make this contribution to …

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Condoms To Go

August 27, 2000 Driving up North Central Expressway (in Dallas) the other day, I noticed a big billboard sign just this side of Mockingbird Lane advertising the, uh, ’boutique’ shop – Condoms To Go. I wasn’t shocked, but I became instantly curious as to why the name specified “To Go”. Of course, after a couple …

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