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Caped Crusader Takes A Bow

Feet, why do I need them if I have wings to fly? -Frida Kahlo These feet nearly betrayed me. I almost took flight, think: Spiderman on Broadway when I was going for Wonder Woman pre-detox. Let me explain. Oliva wanted to be held as our groceries were being bagged. With her hoisted on one hip […]

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Socks and Sandals

Where to start with this one? I guess we should begin with introductions. This is me and my dad. My dad has always reminded me of Elvis. Mexican Elvis. He’s cool. I’m the perp in this lineup. The obvious question is what’s the point of sandals AND socks? Blush. Also 20 year old self, what […]

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One For The Road

If Confucius were a modern day road warrior your fortune might have sounded something like this: “Do not stay behind the clunker spewing black smoke.” or, “Beware the DUI cyclist dressed all in black as he pedals home from the pub at nightfall.” maybe even, “Sometimes a simple lane change can improve your outlook and […]

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On Gardening and Goodbyes

My mom’s breathtaking hen and chicks. The frost claimed a lot of plant life this year; but my mom’s succulents are as beautiful as ever: In contrast, here’s what mine are looking like lately: Can anyone guess which picture depicts the hen and chicks that attempted to cross the road and landed in the hospital […]

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Three Cousins: a comic

Three Cousins: In a secret society: They try to dress similarly as other gangs/organizations do; signifying solidarity, membership, inclusion. But it’s hard sometimes because they’re still too young to dress themselves. They have their own curious rituals when they interact: And they enjoy the same kind of music: The oldest are the two shot callers: […]

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