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In the Bleak Mid-Winter

January 4, 2014
Posted at 12:13 pm

Finally through the holidays and into the dead of winter.

A chapter of Community is on the burner, should be finished today and off to the editor's.

Was making my usual Saturday morning grocery run and listening to the radio and I hear that half of the Everly Brothers, Phil, has passed away. I remember the music.

That's all it takes to trigger an idea. How about Cathy's Clown? He's smart, engineer, right? She's pretty. Self-sufficient. Seems to have it together. What's she doing with him? Yeah, the story I have in mind is a departure from the sad song. Her friends call him 'Cathy's Clown' because of his ridiculous antics. They end up loving each other to pieces.