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Camp Cookies + Sangria: Fake Letters From Real (Weird) Summer Camps

When I was a kid, letters to home were a big part of my summer camp dream. It seemed so quaint – like I would be an old-timey soldier or a traveler with one of those brown suitcases that’s covered in stickers.  634 more words


Of vice and men

What is a vice? It is the darkening of some supreme good, one of those facets of the jewel we can rightly call a “good life”: love, faith, hope, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, faithfulness, benevolence, truth, and self-control. 237 more words


The Salad King, Draft One

It seems we have some catching up to do.

In April I was published in The Loop Magazine, and really, nothing beats the satisfaction of being paid for my writing. 773 more words


Idle Thoughts over the Ironing Board

What!? You still iron? No one irons anymore.

Yes, I’ve observed that. But to my mind, with the exception of seersucker, there’s hardly any fabric that can’t be made to look better with the ministrations of a warm iron or a burst of steam. 454 more words