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hat’s that

“We were never friends. Not for a second. I loved you.” — the prophet piper kerman Love is a funny thing. You see a photo. You know nothing about the subject of the shot, but you instantly picture yourself together … Continue reading

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Review: New Balance Beacon vs. Hoka Carbon X

I have been rotating these shoes, pausing only to allow them to be serenaded by a plaster frog. So which one is better? New Balance Beacon: An incredible shoe. It’s light, breathable, extremely comfortable. There’s plenty of room in the … Continue reading

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fresh foam indeed

winner of the carbon X vs. beacon vs. black butte porter comparison test: black butte porter. not even close. comparison tests likely should not be done late at night.

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we’re all in the mood for a melody

the piano, it sounds like a carnival And the microphone smells like a beer — the prophet william joel i’m running half-mile loops around the arts center while mo communes with her clay. it’s one of those days — warm, … Continue reading

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the last time i saw richard

Closing time unplug them people and send them home It’s closing time — the prophet lyle lovett For someone who prides himself on his pessimism, I’ve been way too hopeful about the track. I’ve been going there and running the … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 383

Well I’m a standin’ on a corner in Winslow, Arizona Such a fine sight to see It’s a girl my lord in a flatbed Ford slowin’ down to take a look at me. Except, of course, I’m in Scottsdale, Arizona. … Continue reading

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my expensive church service

Father forgive us for what we must do You forgive us and we’ll forgive you We’ll forgive each other ’til we both turn blue And we’ll whistle and go fishing in the heavens — the prophet john prine There are … Continue reading

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