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Archive: 2015

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symbol, two

April 10, 2015

after clearing some space and finding a deep discount at the nursery they planted the tree in the fall another […] [continue…]

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symbol

weary of the stink eye from sporty parents at soccer practice he reaches into the closet pulls out the Boston […] [continue…]

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enlightenment

April 9, 2015

one of my college roommates was a practical sort of fellow troubled by the ongoing difficulty of finding a pen […] [continue…]

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partnership

he comes home, tired she sits on the couch, ensconced considerable focus set on ponderables like pharmacology and yet she […] [continue…]

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package

April 8, 2015

thin parcel laid on stone doorstep brown cardboard in the afternoon sun it parts to reveal the contents more paper, […] [continue…]

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memory

April 6, 2015

we parents work hard to create amazing memories today was a quick trip to the city where the Smithsonian exhibit […] [continue…]

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lottery

it’s a terrible reason to believe in God terribly selfish but there it is and here it is again for […] [continue…]

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persecution

April 5, 2015

it’s a war on Easter, I tell ya my plans to celebrate the resurrection of my Lord and Savior nearly […] [continue…]

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beard

April 3, 2015

he is poised in front of the appliance section arms crossed at the wrist in a suit that belongs to […] [continue…]

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she prays while he swears

he wants to pray, but his head is full of philosophies theologies, theodicies, Divine Command Theories determinism cannot extend to […] [continue…]

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front row

April 2, 2015

the true tell, the sign of his defeat was his use of the past tense referring to the way he […] [continue…]

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muse

April 1, 2015

when the Muse pays you a visit the sense of certainty is palpable “yes, that will work” confidence anchoring you […] [continue…]

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funeral

walking away from the grave fingers feeling sharp pain cold toes shuffling through snow a panic pops up: “How will […] [continue…]

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