Always Leave While You Can Still See Straight

Leave it to me to celebrate the occasion of my thirtieth birthday with inappropriate remarks to a coworker.

Since I turn 55 today, please indulge me in a brief birthday reminiscence.

A view straight down the line of red-leather chairs at a dim bar, with most everything except the nearest seat out of focus.
Photo by Jez Timms on Unsplash

On August 14, 1997, I had a lot to celebrate. I’d been living in New York City for nearly two years, I had a

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William Shunn

William Shunn

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Writer, poet and puzzle maker. Hugo and Nebula Award finalist. Author of The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary. He/him/Bill.