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Love letters: A cautionary tale

Dearest (fill in the blanks): Since you have been away from me (on the battlefield ... in school ..

Young at heart

When I was reaching for a cup of coffee at a gas station food mart the other day, a portly ..

A perfectly wonderful bad book

Something about the holiday season makes me want to unbuckle my safety goggles, rip off my bulletproof vest, and describe ..

Dangerous toys. Dangerous joys.

I used to play with mercury. So did all of my brothers, sisters, and friends. We would crack ..

Picture this

Please, put your digital camera back into its camera bag, turn off your computer Photo-Share, and clear your mind. Thank ..

My father’s books

I was already in my thirties when I opened the first page of my father’s favorite novel, The Count of ..

Excuse me ... Diversity?

After a recent orgy of old movies, it suddenly dawned on me that upon our innocent little hearts and minds, ..

Meet'cha at the corner ...

I had an odd experience. I went to Oregon. I thought, innocent me, that I was going to the Pacific ..

Tilting at Windmills: Mission Control: We’ve got an ... issue?

OK. I’ve had it. For a while there, I was trying to ignore a mystifying tendency on the part of ..

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