Monthly Archives: August 2014

The great bean

The giant silver bean at millennium park draws you in. Stupid shape, seemingly unappealing, but it draws you in like no other. I’d passed it by for days, just a stupid bean on the hill, but today I turned I … Continue reading

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Turning point

The flight was dreary, a long taxi prior to takeoff put me to sleep, the jolt of landing surprisingly violent. As I exited the plane the pilot greeting me was a woman, I wondered if she was new, the extra … Continue reading

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Make mine a Cameo

Hubris. I’ve been thinking about that word for a few weeks now. Not sure when it started or why, but today it came to my lips as as I watch the pool water slowly drain from my pool. It has … Continue reading

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Bright Shining like the Sun

Burning bright, just before the end, then it faded. As the sun disappeared below the trees I looked down at the stains of sticky blood, it was not so red, not like the movies. On the brown leaves it was … Continue reading

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Be Prepared

“How have you been?” “Sad, my youngest graduated last spring. That means the end is near. When he leaves for college, she will too.” That’s how the conversation started, I was talking to my friend on the phone. My friend … Continue reading

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