Pete Smith's Blog
- San Francisco, California, United States
- August 23
- I'm a writer, performer and public health worker (the last of these is necessary to subsidize the first two). I currently live in San Francisco with my wife and son.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Some Clarification
February 11, 2011 11:52AM
- Why Do I Feel I'm Being
March 08, 2010 12:55PM
October 18, 2009 01:18AM
- Tomato, Stage Left
July 03, 2009 01:48AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Very funny. Meet the
Arthur being my
October 18, 2009 01:54AM
Pete Smith's Links
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I’m thinking of a year, probably 1968. My internal calendar is basing this on what I remember as a certain interplay between the emerging counter-culture and the dustier mid-twentieth century types; echoes of Franklin and Eleanor were still noticeable in the bearing of the older folks.… Read full post »
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There was an unexpected self-consciousness during my exchange with the twenty-something paramedic: What's your name?
What's your birthday?
August 23rd, 1960
That would make you...49, then.
This Q and A session served the dual purpose of eli
It says something that I'm posting my homage to summer in mid October. There's a geographical explanation; after spending the first 32 years of my life on the eastern seaboard, I came to depend on the change of seasons to calibrate my internal calendar. Then came my mo… Read full post »
For my first Open Salon post, I'm battling the jitters
by ceding the first few lines to other voices:
"You played a tomato for 30 seconds and they went a half a day over schedule because you wouldn't sit down."
"Yes - it was illogical."
"You're a tom… Read full post »