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All I Want…

I was six years old the first time I watched My Fair Lady with my mother. We share many special […]

The Fear of Dormancy

What if you need a ticket to get in the final show? Or the creator’s a superhero, and you can’t […]

Cold, Cold Heart

It took less than seven seconds. The silver band with three diamonds, past present and future, but time was loose, […]

Green, Green Grass

Songshine’s WWYT #6 asks us to share a song that we heard from our grandparents. I learned many, many songs […]

2nd First Day

The synchronized push-back of chairs reminds me of nails on a chalkboard. The decision’s been made, the paperwork signed, so […]

School Days

This week’s WWYT #5 asks everyone to share a song that they associate with their school days. For me, it […]

The Mother of Cities

The morning after Christmas, we walked frozen cobblestones across the square; there were abandoned igloos around an empty ice-skating rink, […]

Her Hatsu Hana

Their first time, arm and arm that day; my parents met me in Vienna, and we took the orange line […]

Flashback Track #9

Life’s luckiest combinations often happen purely by chance. Today’s flashback track is an example of a peculiar combination of luck. […]

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