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Hold Your Fire

by Nicholas Jackson

Friday afternoon in my cubicle on eBay I buy a t-shirt from Rush’s “Hold Your Fire” tour. $55.69 + s/h on my credit card, embarrassing, obvious, I know, working a job I don’t want for money I waste.  718 more words


Book Review - The Case for Make Believe

I have stumbled upon some of my favorite books quite by accident.  While at the library on other business I decided to find books for a summer downtime.   208 more words

Child Development

For Sale: The Commodification of Culture for Tourism

In April of 2015, I went to China as part of the Asiabound Creative Writing cultural exchange, with eight other BCA students (and one awesome teacher). 601 more words

Published In Empire Times

Genre Scene

“Wanna drink?”

The question was addressed to my dog, not to me.

And indeed there was something to drink (or rather, lick up) because huge puddles of pungent alcohol had been splashed on the pavement all round the morning’s tragic heroes. 1,132 more words