Monthly Archives: January 2017

Trump, Locovore-in-Chief

January 24, 2017 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Sir, Well, I am trying to put a positive spin on the situation as you plow ahead to wreck our trading partnership … Continue reading

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No one is noticing

No one is noticing. You cooked dinner. You are exhausted. You can’t find the top to the cumin spice. You are fleeing your country. You saw a beautiful bird. You will not be on the nightly news. You will fall … Continue reading

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“See you bought some Monarch-killers,” my husband said as I pulled two avocados out of my grocery bag. “Yes, I did,” I replied. We had both read the recent article in The New York Times about encroaching avocado orchards threatening … Continue reading

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