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ten second news

When you find what matters is what you feel It arrives and it disappears. — the prophet farrar

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things i wish i had said, part 73

“I have been waiting all my life and now I just don’t know what the hell to say.” — Doug Jones

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but maybe avoid the cabeza taco

there is so much joy in going late at night to a little food truck in the hispanic neighborhood near work. ordering food when you don’t have any idea what it is. being the only two whiteys around and having … Continue reading

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skittles and me

i grew up with m&ms. the straight-up chocolate no frills no peanuts no pretzels no peanut butter just chocolate thank you very much variety. growing up in west texas, you appreciate the candy shell. a hershey bar melts on the … Continue reading

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i can’t breathe

I’m sitting on the bench next to the front door of the store. I don’t feel like a criminal. Mo texted and asked me to bring her jacket over. She’s in the cold room, she wrote. Just knock on the door. … Continue reading

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Our journey is not complete

“I love the smell of perfume and Tiger Balm.” — Mo Sheppo —- I’m listening to the Obama inauguration aftermath on NPR. I had stayed home just long enough to hear the speech and watch Jay-Z leave the stands. If … Continue reading

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3 miles (12:11, 134)

Funny how the smallest thing can have such a big effect on your life. One minute I’m just standing there, daydreaming. I’m sizing up people. A woman looks pretty fit. She’s wearing a Nike hat and shorts. Her toenails are … Continue reading

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