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Seeing the World Through Smudged Plexiglas Partitions

Seeing the World Through Smudged Plexiglas Partitions  I never really understood the desire to see the world through rose-colored glasses. I don’t mean the literal invention of spectacles that allowed for people with certain conditions to see words on a page correctly–of course that is brilliant, akin to a miracle even. What I mean is… Continue reading Seeing the World Through Smudged Plexiglas Partitions

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Three Minute Fiction: “Howling at the Wind”

This challenge was part of NPR’s Three Minute Fiction series. The instructions for round 10 were to “Leave a Message After the Beep”– write a story in the form of a voice mail message that could be read in under three minutes. Here’s a link to the winner: http://www.npr.org/2013/03/09/173722517/sorry-for-your-loss?sc=tw&cc=share Unfortunately, it was not me. But… Continue reading Three Minute Fiction: “Howling at the Wind”

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Nostalgia and Nature: A Glimpse into the Urban Pastoral

When I was a child I was so adverse to change that when my mother altered her hairstyle it was worse than finding out there was no Santa Claus. Difficulty in coming to terms with change has been a reoccurring theme in my life; this isn’t something I’m particularly proud of, but it is one… Continue reading Nostalgia and Nature: A Glimpse into the Urban Pastoral