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It was a glorious year

The Last Word Bookstore at night


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This Is Us

The nod as pandemic salute, time machine, and mystical communication device

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Black and white superimposed image of a sculpture of a face.
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This Is Us

Lessons from a season of table service

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This Is Us

Notes on a childhood memory

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This Is Us

How experiences become memories, which turn into stories

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Paper-cut image of layers of a man’s head, with egg at the core.
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Perhaps awareness of one’s mortality is the first spark of self-loathing

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On remembering the people you loved while letting go of what they left behind

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My shoeboxes of stuff allow me touch the past in a way no digital memory could

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Sifting through the ashes of a failed relationship

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