Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Brick on a Hill

We braved the storm with dark Mexican beer and fish tacos. We never lost power and the bathtub upstairs full of cold water remained untouched, the water completely still. Last night the house felt impermeable. My dad did too. He … Continue reading

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In The Shaded Region

One of my mom’s favorite words was festive. “How festive!,” she’d cry after a particular kind of eccentricity inspired her to buy fifty mini Bundt pans. I’m not exaggerating. I still unlock drawers full of holiday lollipop molds. When I needed a large … Continue reading

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