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Christmas has come surly

Days getting shorter and the nights longer, there’s snow deeper, air crisper, floors colder, pressure to buy gifts, light the house to cheer… yep, means Christmas has come surly this year. Hearing that yuletide soundtrack blaring in the car, the … Continue reading

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Morals on the loose

To an atheist morals are a wind-blown whim. For me they’re a right.

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lego my eggnog please

there is no l in eggnog no n in lego but all the others are shared and rid of the l and n (and duplicates) we’re left with only an ego intact mere coincidence? i think not consider: it is … Continue reading

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Something that holds memory

In the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island a woman of some quiet authority and grace generously gave me the name of various objects in Ojibwa. Seeking to see her breadth I finally pointed at my laptop. A computer … Continue reading

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Billy and Bessy Cheesecake on a Toasted Almond Crust

What can I follow up New York with? Cheesecake of course. This is a recipe of my own concoction which has gone over well with friends and coworkers. It’s¬†interesting on the palate with the tartness of the goat cheese. Ingredients … Continue reading

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New Yorkers

You don’t have to scratch too hard to get to the hard manhattan schist You can see it exposed all about in Central Park like a heart on a sleeve They walk there joyously released from iron concrete steel but … Continue reading

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Julie

Julie sits on the chalkboard black rock each day, the one back from the old dock behind the salty nets hanging and by the rotted planks no one wants to fix, and most days catches a glimpse through the many … Continue reading

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