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July 1991. Flushing, New York. I was wakened by a hammering at the door. I jumped up, and quickly fell backward onto the couch. The clock flashed 9:21. I stood again,Read More
The year was 1976. America was celebrating its 200th birthday. Rocky was in theaters. And the Summer Olympics were on television, live from Canada. I was 11 and it wasRead More
A thick, motionless July evening. The cicadas in full voice. A yellow leaf wafts onto the lush grass from a canopy of green above. It’s a gentle reminder that theRead More
Before I got into blogging I used to keep an electronic journal. A few times a week I’d open up a Word document and write about things that mattered toRead More
When we were great, we believed we were blessed by a universal God. We were blessed by a universal God because we were a nation of different people from differentRead More
“Everything is perfect.” In speaking with a friend who recently gave up Facebook, she cited this as the reason. That seemingly every post by every person she follows is filledRead More
This week I’ve been in one of those patterns where I can only focus for 15-minute intervals. Max. I don’t know why, but I just lose focus for no reason.Read More
7:18 pm in July The thunder passes and the clouds break The cicadas start to sing At a swimming pool in the South Children splashing and playing and doing theRead More
According to my mother, advertising is evil. She cites false advertising as the culprit. “You see something in the newspaper and then you go to the store, and they doRead More
In a world where we’re conditioned to think big and become giants, it’s easy to feel out of touch with the world. But if you don’t feel a sense ofRead More
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