Come On, Irene

I thought about what it would be like on my way back down the road. With the widespread destruction supers image from the newscast last night flashing over again in my head, I couldn’t help but think there was a slight possibility that I’d go home to nothing. There was no real damage on Route […]

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The Opposite of Love

Whether we want to admit it or not, bullying is a big part of our everyday lives. We see it all the time, at all different ages, in all situations and experiences. My niece is going through it now in pre-school, and although she can’t speak, I’m sure she’s wondering why the boys won’t let […]

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The Towel

It’s almost an unspoken rule, or a common courtesy, that everyone knows—when you go down to the beach and look around to plop your chair down in the sand, you don’t plop down on top of your neighbor. Or at least I thought it was, until today. The beach was packed for a Tuesday. Cruising […]

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Memory Smells

I was told to deliver to my brother the ingredients he needed in order to make my mother’s sausage and peppers recipe for the party tonight. His specialty now, he claims, after making it for other family gatherings in the past and receiving much praise for his creation. So when I came downstairs fully clothed […]

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