Author Profile: Lorien Gruchalla
Posted in One Million Watts on 1 September 2010
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My restaurant would serve one thing, and serve it well: tater tots. I would rock tater tots so hard that even the slouchy, diffident hipsters would gobble up them by the boatload.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 August 2010
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I remember things of no consequence. But the things that do stick with me have their own importance, even though they’re not of any practical use.
Posted in One Million Watts on 4 August 2010
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Want your garden to defeat prowlers, obnoxious kids, chumps selling magazines and maybe even Godzilla? There are several pretty but cruel options available.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 July 2010
Stats: 9,390 views and 2 Comments
While running an errand at Michael’s Arts and Crafts, something caught my eye: smiling clowns and wolves pacing through the woods. Oh yes, the paint-by-number aisle!
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 15 July 2010
Stats: 4,978 views and 4 Comments
You know what’s awesome? Toast. I’m so smitten with it that I have a tattoo of a toaster on my left arm. When people inquire after its significance, all I say is this: “I like toast.”
Posted in One Million Watts on 29 June 2010
Stats: 3,726 views and 3 Comments
I’ve always been a night person. Always. Even as a kid, when I’d stay up to watch “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” solely to keep Morpheus at bay.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 10 June 2010
Stats: 19,815 views and 3 Comments
On a good road trip, we’d remember to bring the directions to someone-or-other’s aunt’s lake cabin and we’d head in that general direction. The best trips would happen when we actually found it.
Posted in Seattle on 2 June 2010
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The regulars on my bus are the costumed crusaders that keep the city safe. Not in a grandiose, Batmannish sort of way, but in their own, quiet ways.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 24 May 2010
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Reinvention, pastiche, novelty, call it what you will – cover songs are an entirely other way of listening to some already great music.