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All I Was Able To Do

All I Was Able To Do was published in Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s 2018 Visible Ink Anthology. All I Was Able To Do I’m a tall man so I had a good vantage point. An ocean of people poured out before me, … Continue reading

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“♬ Julia’s Sweat Shop! Julia’s Sweat Shop! ♬”

“♬ Julia’s Sweat Shop! Julia’s Sweat Shop! ♬” Julia sang her little ditty as I huffed the goose down out of my nose. It clung to the dry skin on my fingers as I threaded the needle. A week earlier … Continue reading

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What’s The Matter Here?

I drove around the corner, pulled up short and dialed 911. “Trenton Police. What’s your emergency?” “There’s a woman abusing her kid. Magowan Alley off Clinton Avenue.” “Tell me what you saw.” “She was in the middle of the street … Continue reading

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These are the ramblings of a middle-aged parent

These are the ramblings of a middle-aged parent, pondering what keeps me up at night: mostly concern about my children’s safety, welfare and happiness. As parents we try to protect their kids. Its what we do. When Julia was 10 … Continue reading

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“Good morning, gentlemen,” the waiter said to my husband and I.

“Good morning, gentlemen,” the waiter said to my husband and I. We’d stopped into a quaint little restaurant for second breakfast after my brain MRI this morning. “Er, eh, …Ma’m, sorry, sorry….” He attempted to recover when he heard my … Continue reading

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