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Sum(mit) of All Fears

Pulling my truck to the side of the road, I double check my navigation app. Did it really mean for me to leave the highway and head up this steep and narrow hairpin road, where trees are flocked by snow … Continue reading

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Wall of Shame

“Here in America, we don’t give in to our fears. We don’t build up walls to keep people out.” ~ Michelle Obama

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First Session

Sofa. Davenport. Divan. It could go by so many names, but in here — invariably — it’s a couch. “So… like this?” I ask, as I lie down. As if I’ve never reclined on a couch before and don’t know … Continue reading

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Just a Line

“I can’t draw,” you say. Drawing is just lines. Line up your lines until they look like what you see in your mind.  “I can’t write,” you say. Writing is just lines. Line up your words until they say what … Continue reading

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