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the old work, better

Someday, I swear, I’m going to go all Leaves of Grass on this site. The first time I said this to Danny, a few months ago, he looked at me with confusion in his eyes. He’s used to…

swept up in the momentum

I’ve never been much of a football fan. Oh, when I was in the 9th grade, the quarterback of my high school football team was a lean beautiful boy who threw tight spirals down a…

a love letter to her mama

You could never have convinced me, when I was 16, that I would one day be writing this piece. Of course, back then I had memorized the name and spelling of every muscle nerve and…

brussels sprouts, three ways

Brussels sprouts are much maligned, for only one reason. Most of us have eaten brussels sprouts overcooked to the point of being grey, thrown into hot water and boiled to death. It’s easy to forget…