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Is God Being Funny Or What?

I think this is supposed to be funny. In its own crooked, mixed-up way, I do think it’s funny, but still, how is the difference between internal chatter from Irma Prattle, pure coincidence, and cosmic whisperings or conks on the … Continue reading

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Suicide Heaven Scenarios

Mr. Devlin was 42. He left a short note in his car, telling his wife, Kristina Devlin, 41, to go on and live her life. He said he would watch over their daughter, Ludivine, 4, and their son, Cole, 3, … Continue reading

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Blossoms Of The Lower Branches, Chapter 1

The first chapter of my book is reprinted here because this time of year always returns me to the time of my brother’s death. Did the universe know the collected notes, pens, paper, and calendar of writing deadlines would be … Continue reading

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No Good Title for Connecticut

The happy house with the plastic Santa fetish is a few blocks from my house. It stands out in a one mile radius for number and variety of lights that some will attribute to joy, others to humor, and still … Continue reading

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