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The Mission & When You Need Fresh Soles

I’ve come upon more free time lately, and Spirit Airlines has me thoroughly suckered by its prices and on-point branding, so I grabbed some ridiculously cheap flights to San Francisco and L.A. just in time to visit one of my […]

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Diagnosis: Daydreamer

I suspect it’s unusual to react to a medical diagnosis with joy, feeling at last vindicated for nearly every failure you’d committed in your life up to that moment. But that was how it went for me.

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Engrossing or just plain gross

Charmaine and Stan have to alternate suburban life for prison life every other month. That means sharing house with “alternates” – an unseen couple who occupies the home in their stead.

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My only story about Prince is secondhand

I have a story about Prince but it’s secondhand. I’m going to tell you the story as I heard it, but I’ll also tell you the story with a bit of imagination sprinkled over it, like red pepper flakes on a pizza.