Matter Over Mind

Jul 28, 2015 by

Family members are lured to the kitchen by the aroma and we sit to eat. We feed our bodies and remember that they matter. I understand now that life is physical.

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Ten Minutes

Jul 27, 2015 by

Then the boxes are labeled and slid into the corner, waiting ominously to be lugged onto a trailer. They speak a steady word: change is coming; change is here.

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No Counting to the End

Jul 26, 2015 by

But then the form asked me to provide my “Duration of stay in Korea (days).” I put my pen down and looked up. It hit me then that I had no idea how long I would be here.

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I Won’t Be Far

Jul 25, 2015 by

I am not going to a warzone. I am going to the house next door, treated in Syria’s conflagration as the westward gutter, collecting blood and people.

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Jul 24, 2015 by

The water of Lake Superior is bone-chillingly lovely in a way that could only be considered refreshing to someone whose brutalized bones could use a good, algid chill.

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Drinking on Balconies

Jul 23, 2015 by

Balconies are the only architectural structure I know of that can immediately fool you into thinking that you have the socioeconomic status of a character on Gossip Girl.

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Jul 22, 2015 by

What GMOs have really delivered is vast amounts of wealth and power to a handful of multinational chemical and biotech corporations.

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(De)Segregation Nation

Jul 21, 2015 by

About a month ago, the Supreme Court announced their decisions on three cases in three different realms of society. All will have a...

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No Speedo, No Service

Jul 20, 2015 by

There was, however, mingled comfort and horror in knowing that if I hadn’t packed it, a Speedo vending machine was available in the lobby.

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Jul 19, 2015 by

Today is Saturday, and though I meant to wake up early and take this run in the morning, life got in the way. Greasy, sloppy life, not thrilling, carpe diem life.

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