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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

947326_10101455422907780_672808151_nThis is my favorite picture of my mom.

She’s holding court in a clearing somewhere in the wilderness, her young audience propped up on camping chairs, stumps and laps eating out of the palm of her hand. The pointy hoodie, ripped jeans and white sneakers she wore would seem a dated reference of 1991 on anybody else — the kind of thing that the “normcore” movement attempts to pillory these days, or at least I think — but Mom has never looked more beautiful.

Because it’s storytime, dammit, and who gives a shit what you’re wearing. Continue reading

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I’m Being Romanced By a Candy Bar

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After shooting some pool with Bruder Bar, I go to Binny’s to pick up some beer for a party we’re going to after we head back to his house to watch Step
Up Revolution. They have candy bars, so I pick one that has toffee in the name because I’m a little drunk and that looks tasty.

In the cab back to Bruder’s, I open the bar, but not without first noticing that there is a love poem promised. I get excited.

I Break Off A Piece for Bruder and the cab driver, and … discover the following:

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Happy Valentine’s Week.

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