Monthly Archives: May 2012

5/31: Step Right Up!

The moral of this story is not that people born outside the U.S. are inclined toward bewilderment or learned helplessness. (Rest assured that in most life skills, the majority of people the world over could rocket figure eights all around … Continue reading

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7/7/13: Recipe in Two Short Words

His house was safe mooring for curios adrift. The lineup of objects in his yard was implausible, yet somehow inviting: stone birdbath draped in lemonbalm, marble cherub in peppermint, oakwood church pew in grapevines, cast-iron weather vane in lavender, bas-relief … Continue reading

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5/25/13: Reconciled

I’d be happy to give his name here. But he wouldn’t see the point of that. People who truly help, that’s how they are. If anybody needs them, then they’ll stop, set things straight, move on to the next indicated … Continue reading

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She Don’t Fade: 5/18

Late last week at 3:00 a.m., along came two whole different nightmares about the misty far-off past, leaving me wide awake and wondering “What does it all mean? How am I supposed to cheer up enough to go face the … Continue reading

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