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Portal

July 26, 2008

We call it “Original Pancake House”, but today it was a portal. For with a single bite I was flying […] [continue…]

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Fierce

She reaches upArms extended overheadStretching on toe tipsHands cupped to nestle“Coffee, Daddy!”One hundred eighty-five degreesOf pain and peeling fleshImminent The […] [continue…]

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Breathless

Yesterday’s run was a bit anticlimactic. I shed some cathartic tears before the start, then ran hard through the first […] [continue…]

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Penance

July 18, 2008

I like new stuff plenty, and harbor secret joy when some things break, because I can replace them with their […] [continue…]

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Absorptive

With one of my girls in the early stages of pregnancy, and the other in the early stages of language […] [continue…]

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The Gnashing of Teeth

July 14, 2008

Twelve hours later, I’m still feeling jangled from our visit to The Girlie’s dentist this morning. It is a strange […] [continue…]

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Playa

July 9, 2008

my wife used to chide mefor sitting too far outsideout past where the waves breakpast the pointwhere I could expect […] [continue…]

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Chicken and Fries

After several hours cleaning the house this afternoon, there was no way we were gonna cook or eat in this […] [continue…]

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Proverbs of Ashes

July 6, 2008

I heard Proverbs of Ashes recommended as ‘a book that reads itself’, and indeed, it was exquisitely written and courageously […] [continue…]

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