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On going home.

Last night I got off the train automatically, looking forward to the cool evening breeze and the relative darkness of the streets of Montmartre.  In the Metro, with its stuffy heat and garish light, it is always day.  Breathing in … Continue reading

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Taking the scenic route.

Well, it looks as if I’ll be going back to Ball State in a few weeks.  I feel a little sheepish about it, to be honest.  I spent my first two years of college there, living in my beloved Elliott … Continue reading

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When does this place become home?

I dedicate this, my longest post, to my dear friend, Caleb, whose excellent stories are always long and sometimes entertaining. This is my second semester here at IUPUI, and it’s never for a moment felt like home.  Ball State was … Continue reading

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Something about a new apron.

My Papaw has taken it upon himself to present each of his grandchildren with their first pocketknife and their first gun. Yes. I own a gun. Anyway, as the youngest, tonight Hannah was the last grandchild to receive her knife. You’ve never seen a preteen girl so content with a birthday gift. Continue reading

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