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The Back Catalog

By Jim Speese Songs were in his head. Constantly. It was a problem and he supposed it wasn’t unique. Given the hegemonic presence of advertising jingles and TV show themes and music pumped into grocery stores and pharmacies and hospitals, it seemed quite likely that the fact that songs constantly…

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Barb Ver Sluis

The Beach

by Alan Harris The first Saturday of the summer always finds us at the lake.  Mom, Dad, annoying sister, Grandpa and me stake out our spots along the beach, soaking up the sun and people-watching. “Who does he think he’s talking to?” Dad asked. “Why don’t you get off your…

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