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Our Neighbors as Literary Characters.

Easiest one? Boo Radley, our next door mystery man.  Wild-eyed, saddled by a quiet physical intensity, our Boo doesn’t leave cool stuff in the open knot of a tree, rather, he drops spent cigs along our property line.  Ok, not … Continue reading

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Birth (and Death) of a Salesman.

The New Grad A recent Chalmers University graduate, Quinn studied Marketing, earning a 3.7 cumulative GPA.  He completed a cooperative education internship, too, which led to his procuring a full-time job 1 month prior to graduation.  Quinn works in sales. … Continue reading

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Confessions of a JCPenney Model (Me).

I had it all.  Swank Stafford blazers, all my teeth, a full head of hair and that inexplicable posture that transcends one-dimensional catalogs.  I was a JCPenney model. Fellow models jokingly called me “mansome“ the adjectival offspring of man and … Continue reading

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