Monthly Archives: June 2013

Week 25: An Addendum

My dear readers, it turns out I was too hasty to despair! My love of all these years was not misplaced, the radio did not let me down. For today at a little after 7am – around 8 hours after … Continue reading

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Week 25: Squash

Love is notoriously unreliable. She who swears her gentleman friend is as likely to sprout flippers and swim beneath the waves to rule Atlantis as so much as glance at another woman is either a fool or a sorcerous. As … Continue reading

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Week 24: Native American Cultures

There is something about the drums. Something human and primal, something ancient and something joyously present: that pulse that runs up your spine, raises the hair on your arms and ends in a tingle on the skin of your fingertips. … Continue reading

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Week 23: Baseball

Advice for the Young Gentlewoman on Attending her first Game of Base-ball A young lady finding herself alone in an American city and desiring an evening’s diversion could hardly find a more purposeful employment for her spare time than in … Continue reading

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Week 22: Zumba

One of my earliest memories is of watching Mater contort herself on the living room carpet, in effortful mimicry of an energetic lady on television donning dazzling spandex, a tangled-thornbush of a hair perm and the smile of a sadistic … Continue reading

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