Monthly Archives: March 2012

Natal Day (3/31/12)

A friend had his birthday last week. He came to my other friend Iggy’s restaurant to celebrate, but nobody was there – we were all traveling for spring break. So he’s having his birthday again this week, and he’s going … Continue reading

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Sinking Soy (3/30/12)

My wonton soup was a bit bland at lunch today, so I decided to pep it up with a dose of soy sauce. I added a dollop and watched it sink to the bottom of the bowl, with the soup … Continue reading

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Punchline (3/29/12)

I rarely tell other people’s stories, mainly because they’re not mine and I don’t have authority to tell them. However, there’s one particular tale that’s been on my mind and won’t go away for some reason – it seems to … Continue reading

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Fittest (Redux) (3/28/12)

Sometimes a piece of writing just isn’t ready for other people to see it. Yesterday I posted a mini-story I called “Fittest.” It is so remarkably muddled that even I have trouble figuring out what I was trying to say. … Continue reading

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Fittest (3/27/12)

So Sean Payton gets to pick the guy who replaces him while he’s suspended. Where do you go to get a job like that? For my non-football-following friends, Sean Payton is the coach of the New Orleans Saints, and he’s … Continue reading

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Ha? (3/26/12)

“People of Wal-Mart” triggers me. If you haven’t seen it, then I’m extremely sorry to have been the person who introduced you to it, but basically it’s a web page filled with photos of Wal-Mart shoppers who’ve made odd fashion … Continue reading

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Camp (3/24/12)

For the past few weeks I’ve been working on a story based in my experiences as a teenager at a Christian summer camp. Perhaps coincidentally, perhaps not, I been experiencing an eruption of blackheads on my nose, a problem that … Continue reading

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The ‘Gates (3/23/12)

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in. For you youngsters out there, what happened was that some dudes who supported Republican President Nixon broke in to Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in D. C. and … Continue reading

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A Long Goodbye (3/22/12)

Six years ago I had an idea to make a short movie about Memorial Day. Some friends showed up and spend a weekend helping me shoot it. My father let me raid his collection of army memorabilia, including some old … Continue reading

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Run and Shoot (3/21/12)

Mouse Davis had an idea. It would take too long to share all the details, but basically he thought that if you sent all of receivers out for a pass instead of holding one or two of them back to … Continue reading

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