Category Archives: margarine

trees

I don’t know why The trees grow so tall And I don’t know why I don’t know anything at all But if there were no music Then I would not get through I don’t know why I know these things, … Continue reading

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life

Life is like a piñata. Sometimes you get the crap beaten out of you with a stick. But then you get candy. Here’s to life. Sticks and all.

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and then

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end — the prophet dan wilson We threw the Rudolph costume and our Macy Thanksgiving Day Balloon into Junior, the new car. We staged an impromptu mini-road trip, through the Indian reservation … Continue reading

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eulogy

they had barely said hello and it was time to say goodbye goodbye … — the prophet ani difranco And just like that, it was over. After 30 years, 245,000 miles and half of my life, we said goodbye. It … Continue reading

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walking

You broke the silence to say, “You’re going to take care of me, right?” I’m just a couple of miles in on the track when I get the text message from Chase. “Ummm, did you just try to charge $1,940.39 … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 381

A thousand dollar car is gonna let you down More than it’s ever gonna get you around Replace your gaskets and paint over your rust You still end up with something that you’ll never trust — the prophets bottle rockets … Continue reading

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life with an artist, part 17

I ask mo if I can send the cat painting. “No,” she says. “It’s not done.” I think I know how parents must feel with their kids. And copy editors with headlines, runners with their distances and poets with words. … Continue reading

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