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Our Delightful Dogwood

Cornus kousa chinensis “China Girl” is one of those shrubs that we look forward to with great anticipation every year. It gives its special performance almost every year but does occasionally have a year off. 164 more words

Ornamental Trees And Shrubs

Six: this is where we go.

It was possibly a month or so after I had the phone call with my father. I finished my senior year, graduated with honors, and found myself at a very pivotal summer before college. 443 more words


Five: one more thing.

I said I was done with the whole brief backstory thing, but to be fair, this is not really backstory.

I should probably touch on the topic of memory before I find myself too far into this memoir. 311 more words


Four: the narrative.

Well, this is the first writing in which I am done explaining some brief back stories and begin talking about us. This is the birth of the narrative of the american badass, of us all. 591 more words


Three: my name.

I lived with the results of other people’s opinions. I am The American Badass. That is where the name is so ironically derived from; by not actually being a badass at all. 483 more words


Two: M and Me.

M was a day behind. She is almost always a day behind. It is who she is, the person who keeps her headphones in her ears and stays, constantly, a day back from the rest of the world. 777 more words


An Introduction.

The fictional series The Dogwoods are Blooming is an elaborate attempt to humanize the modern American with its many faces. The written series follows a person, a self-proclaimed badass with an origin story that demands greatness. 116 more words