Daily Archives: April 25, 2014

Just Before Cracking

Times arise when a person needs to surpass a warning, such as, `All his assistants left in tears; he never had anyone longer than a year, he is a prejudiced snob, and totally irrational to boot.’ I did not give … Continue reading

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The Beloved Land

Flags and balloons still flew, but the tragedy of bruises shrouding the land–claw marks in the scorched sand, of buffalo and deer, fossils stripped of flesh–was evidence of the whirlwind dust storms and famine. Mountain sides once flush with saplings, … Continue reading

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Wretched Road Trip

Here we go, my sister and I, bags packed, already getting that familiar queasy feeling in our stomachs. Summer. About to start the annual car ride up to the Catskills in upstate New York, where my grandparents and several other … Continue reading

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Tell it to the Religious Fanatics

Do not presume to proselytize, prod, poke, or push pamphlets in my face assuring my swift descent into hell, if I do not possess your beliefs. Accosting people in the street, or ringing door bells where clearly a No Soliciting … Continue reading

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