The sidewalk salon drew an eclectic Wednesday afternoon crowd: Sean (no Old Crow!), Mark rolling a cigarette, Donny doing Donny, Jamie straddling a bicycle wearing a backpack with a flute protruding from the bundle, a tattooed, scantily clad woman asleep on the concrete, and two…
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It was pushing 95 degrees on a Tuesday afternoon in July. I craved a Dr. Pepper on ice so I walked to the convenience store to purchase one. Mark was…
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Sunday rolled around. It was a sunny afternoon and I decided to take a bicycle ride through the neighborhood, maybe stop at my local, clean…
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Dune arrived in the mail. Eight hundred and eighty-four pages with three appendixes, a guide to terminology, cartographic notes to a world that didn't…
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It was the Fourth of July in 2022. I took a bicycle ride around the neighborhood on the most loathsome holiday in America. There was Mark, sitting on…
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10)In 1862, Congress passed and President Lincoln signed into law, the Homestead Act. This law decreed that pioneers (invaders for sure, but that's…
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5)A state program funded by a tax on sports gambling winnings would fund the hiring of a battalion of photographers, writers, filmmakers and podcasters…
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It is always easier to burn down than build up, easier to criticize than offer solutions, easier to bitch at something going wrong rather than working…
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The New American Diaspora