Monthly Archives: July 2013

Good Thoughts v Bad Thoughts

I saw him the other day. And him. And him too. We had stopped in a parking lot on our way back from visiting family for the Fourth of July, a holiday, I suspect, my students had parties for, but … Continue reading

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How I Survived

I became desperate for affordable housing, living—sort of—on little more than minimum wage in an expensive college town. That is why I answered the cryptic advertisement for a roommate wanted in a house out in the woods. Except for the … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Dreams

Half my class was in the hole, so we finished our lesson even earlier than usual. A quiet fell over my room, the kind of quiet my students often complained about because they preferred distraction from the demons in their … Continue reading

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