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christopher-cudworth's picture
Feb.06.2014
My dear father loves garage sales and the Goodwill store. It is his sport and his avocation to find bargains and keep them or give them away. This year's Christmas gifts for the family were carefully selected for all of us from his prodigious collection of things scarfed up over the past year....
phil-naessens's picture
Feb.28.2013
Are the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets junk? How will former 49er QB Alex Smith fare in Kansas City? Where is the best place to watch a game and what is the best food to go with it plus learn how to see who is viewing your Facebook profile, fake fans vs real fans......plus much much more....
quenntis-ashby's picture
May.18.2011
I’m a man – well, I’d like to think so. I have desires as other men do (particularly those heterosexually inclined), but I always blink in surprise at the emails I end up netting in my junk email folder. Today, I got an offer from the bra boutique for the bra styles that I want, giving me the...
tony-taddei's picture
Sep.09.2010
Somewhere in this country there is a treasure waiting for us and because we are Americans we will find it.   It is rusty and it is old.   It has hardly ever been used though heartily has it been loved.   It is caked with the patina of earth and wind and washed with a temper of sea water and sun and...
gerard-jones's picture
Aug.20.2010
I was sitting at a bar and grill on Michigan Avenue, eating a blue-cheese loaded iceberg wedge and drinking a basil-infused gimlet, taking notes in my little Moleskine notebook while the guide to the Chicago Art Institute that I'd been using as a bookmark lay on the table next to it. In small-...
dorraine-k-darden's picture
Dec.11.2009
 Has anyone seen the new show HORDERS? At the suggestion of a friend, I watched it for the first time last Monday evening on A&E. Frankly, it made me cry. And made me a bit queasy. The crying part because it was hard to believe people actually lived this way and queasy because it takes a...
luis-blasini's picture
May.25.2009
  He sat in the darkened porno theater as outside rain came down in sheets - yawning loudly at intervals. On screen some Japanese bitch getting pounded by buff gym bunny - is that makeup and lipstick the onscreen stud is wearing? Attention drawn back to the dark form scrunched in his seat feet...
christine-hamm's picture
Apr.14.2009
Aubade on Avenue D Brick, Brick, Brick and Shingle. Asphalt, pot-hole of dense, mud-rich water, torn paper cup, floating, red plastic lid to a tylenol bottle, strands of synthetic doll hair. Iron pole, wire, light smeared on the side of a telephone pole. Staples. Wet paper flapping. Xeroxed words...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Apr.06.2009
Ah, it's that time of year again. Time to roll up my sleeves, pull out every cleaner known to man, and delve into the muck and grub that's accumulated over the last six months of wintry weather, as well as de-clutter. Yes, it's time for Spring Cleaning. I never know when the mood will hit, or where...