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the secret to life

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

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i don’t even know where Algiers is

What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks disappearing? It’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s goodbye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture … Continue reading

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sisters, part 1

They’re crying. And laughing. And crying again. I’m in the middle of a pack of sisters. Four generations of fiercely independent, strong, hilarious women. I suppose the textbook definition would say they’re grandmothers and moms and aunts and nieces, but … Continue reading

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subdivision

I remember the first time I saw someone Lying on the cold street I thought: I can’t just walk past here This can’t just be true But I learned by example To just keep moving my feet It’s amazing the … Continue reading

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oj and blue dozer

OJ is a 12-year-old dachshund who is blind and can’t be left alone. His best friend and guide dog is a 6-year-old pit bull, Blue Dozer. I read their tale while editing our paper in Virginia last week. I love … Continue reading

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well, you had to know this was coming

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life is funny, part 379

Well, hello there My it’s been a long, long time How am I doin’? Oh, I guess that I’m doin’ fine It’s been so long now but it seems now That it was only yesterday Gee, ain’t it funny how … Continue reading

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