Monthly Archives: May 2019

My absolute Favorite Episode of “This American Life.”

“24 Hours at the Golden Apple” Quintessentially Chicago, quirkily Ira Glass. Thank you producers, and especially Torey Malatia. Listen here.

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April 8, 1969

April 8, 1969 He limps like a deuce-and-a-half truck’s flat tire rolling through the door at Buckeye Donuts. The counter woman coos her greeting, a mourning dove with powdered sugar lips, just moved up from Mingo County last week. “Just … Continue reading

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2-Lanes East, a 4-Part Flight

Exodus A hog-nosed snake suns by the screen door. We leave Fort Morgan dressed like a heat wave. She didn’t shave, the blonde of her legs dance tan in the open window breeze. I drive out of Nebraska with our … Continue reading

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