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PRIVILEGE

I voted in a presidential election for the second time in my life yesterday. The guy at the door to the school across the street from my home smiled, and people I’d never seen in my life nodded and said … Continue reading

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HATERED

I was torn about what to write today. I was thinking about writing about my new job, or about doing some gardening work for my friends Elly and Eddie today. Or about Danusia’s new career as a Moth storyteller. Yes, … Continue reading

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SMILE ON YOUR BROTHER

The news from France this week was as shocking as it was sad to hear. What is sadder and more shocking was the reason given for the slaughter. In my experience, I have learned that as human beings we are … Continue reading

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POSITIVELY EAST 4TH STREET

Sunday I got a message from my sometime boss Segundo, the super at my friends building where I work on occasion. He said he wanted me to work the next day, Monday, but when I got a chance to call … Continue reading

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The Pecking Order

Yesterday morning on my way to do the laundry I encountered the usual bunch of women and their children waiting for the Children’s dental Center next door to open. They line up according to who gets there first, but sometimes … Continue reading

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