By Robert Becker Doom and gloom, double trouble, Shakedowns Work, RuiNation Rubble. It ain’t easy being the last eternal optimist caught in the recent thicket of appalling, if inevitable melodrama. Who doubted […]
Former member of Scholars & Rogues.
By Ann Ivins This is the road to the house where we lived. It is Father’s Day 2008, and my husband and daughter are already at his parents’ house for the celebration. […]
By Ann Ivins The Parable of the Old Man and the Young So Abram rose, and clave the wood, and went, And took the fire with him, and a knife. And as […]
by Djerrid At the turn of the 18th century, when the US colonies were just figuring out how to be states, it would be hard to imagine that all of these hundreds […]
by JS O’Brien Dear Zahra, The papers say that you are probably dead, and it’s hard to believe that they’re wrong. I’m happy for you. I know you won’t understand this, at […]
by Ann Ivins “An authentic life.” For some reason, this phrase, neither new nor newly trendy, has been popping up more and more in reading, conversations, casual messages and in-depth debates in […]