All posts by "Mandy"

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December 10 2012

Squeaky Red Ladders

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In the morning when Eve and Adam woke to snow and their minds, they set out in marvelous clothes hand in hand under the trees. Endlessly precision met them, until they were grinning in time with no word for their close escape …

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November 27 2012

Dot On a Map

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We had errands to run and he hates running errands. Specifically we had to go to the post office and he HATES going to the post office. "Can you just do the drive-thru post office?" …

Something Small Against Something Big

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"I think a lot of what's attractive in religion is that it puts us in a wider perspective both in time and in place because most of our lives are lived right up against the …

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October 09 2012

Chocolate Bunny Sacrifices

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Someone had to be the sacrifice so that we could continue to live. It might as well have been the chocolate bunny. It was the first time seeing my friend Valerie in five years, and when …

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September 06 2012

When Fish Can Fly

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I gasped at her words when we were burying the fish. I gasped and then I felt the burning in my nose and the tears filling my eyes and the lump in my throat because I …

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August 08 2012

That damn mirage of a god

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Maybe it's the pounding. The beat that comes down hard and pulsing, like the Incredible Hulk is the one putting "one foot in front of the other one" and the repercussions are thundering shocks through …

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