Monthly Archives: September 2014

Driving Ms. June: Part One- Sat. Sept. 6, 2014

“The Caravan is topped off, and the tire pressures have been checked. Here’s my phone, it’s fully charged.” Dad hands me his Lumina wrapped tight in an Otter Box. “Remember what we said about the intersections in Brannon?” “‘The soldiers … Continue reading

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A Family Dinner and Other Unexpected Events: Friday Aug. 29, 2014

“The trick with spaghetti is…” Mom pauses to pour a ladle full of sauce onto Dad’s plate, “…is not to take it too seriously.” It’s an old line, something she says about everything she is sort of good-knitting, setting the … Continue reading

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Hamburger by Another Name: Wednesday Aug. 20th, 2014

For West Greenville High School, the third Wednesday of the month is something special. On these days, the lunch ladies dress up like French chefs and offer the student body a taste of something foreign: Country Fried Steak in aju … Continue reading

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Backseat Jesus: Thursday, Aug. 14th, 2014

“…and that’s why we use the King James Version.” Sunny concludes, almost out of breath after his five-minute pseudohistory, adjective-rich lecture. Honestly, I’ve never heard the word ‘infallible’ used so often. “If you want, there are other translations, but they … Continue reading

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