Uncomfortable Silences
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Uncomfortable Silences

Late last week, just before my birthday, I received another FB message from the (other) Most Dreadful Man On Earth. He had something pressing to share, something important and urgent. This, after I’d flat-out ignored the last several unsolicited messages about movies he’d seen, names of  directors he’d been trying to remember, shows he’d watched and enjoyed, … Continue reading

The Uninvited Guest
crazy / Pop Culture

The Uninvited Guest

People You May Know, it read. She found it easy, scrolling there, down, down. People her anthropologist acquaintance knew. (Passing acquaintance, mind you, collecting data.) People her old school chum knew. (Mrs. Green’s third grade class! As if she could recall.) People her third cousin, twice-removed, knew. (Can you add me to your relatives list, … Continue reading