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A partially silhouetted figure riding a horse at sunset

Tools of the Trade

By Ruby Peru When, at ages twelve and thirteen, Maureen and I were deposited for safekeeping on an Arizona horse ranch for the duration of the summer of 1980, it was very much as if we had both dropped from outer space, but from completely different spaceships. The ultimate tomboy,…

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Really Gone

by Autumn Carter Dedicated to my Grandmother, Marilyn Kay Blaydes, who died February of 2013 of ALS. You weren’t really gone; not at Christmas when your hundred dollar check for your great-grandson’s college savings didn’t come in with the gushing note about how proud you are of him (and his…

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Cold Clichés

by Autumn Carter How many coffee shop clichés does it take to understand the delicious power of bitter liquid energy going cold in front of a myriad of caffeine enthusiasts? In the center of the air-blasted room, at the tallest, wobbly table, in an obvious sea of crop tops and…

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