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the quotable mo sheppo, part 21

“Do you want to take something for dinner? I have some stuff you won’t like!” This is why I love her so. It’s also why I’m often hungry.

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it’s a snap

Snap, thump, run. One guy, one ball, one trash can. He snaps, hits the can, runs to get the ball, runs back. He does this over and over and over and over and over and over and over. It’s just … Continue reading

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the secret to life

1. left foot 2. right foot 3. breathe 4. repeat as necessary.

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American dream

It’s Monday afternoon and we’re out to look at art. We have great museums and one of the world’s best Fancy Pants Art Districts, but we always end up here instead. The neighborhood is a bit iffy, but the art … Continue reading

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dear kate, part 3

mo: you always have kate’s back, right? me: sure. mo: so why don’t you have her back for this? me: ummmmmmm mo is wise. I’ve got your back. I’d better be flower girl …

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football season

“I know it’s a longshot, but I’m wondering if there might be a camping spot at Bright Angel at the end of June,” I ask the nice park ranger. She looks at me. I look at her. She smiles. “Not … Continue reading

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dear kate, part 2

Just because you don’t see the three-legged spider doesn’t mean it’s not there anymore. It may just be watching from a distance in a place you can’t quite see, making sure the boat doesn’t turn over from your laughing. Hmmm. … Continue reading

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