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On Longing, Purpose and Place | The Revelate
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Aspects of a Novel

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Reunion

“You just set him up there? Like luggage?” The attendant working the counter stopped what she was doing and scowled at me. She didn’t appreciate having to repeat herself. There was a long line. People were waiting. I looked down at the large animal carrier, then over at the

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Misery Loves Company

After he’d left the CO’s office John David spent the rest of the afternoon sitting at a bar amongst the couple of other lone warriors scattered about, like buoys bobbing in the dark current, their shoulders slumped but for the occasional sigh and despite there being nothing but

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Slow, Naive and Determined

Last week the New York Times ran an op ed titled Foodie Fever Dreams Can’t Keep Restaurants Afloat written by Vivian Howard, the chef and restaurateur behind Chef & the Farmer (amongst others) in Kinston, NC. Howard’s piece follows a bit of apparently “shocking” news regarding the impending closure

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Red Cross Message

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Bardolatry

A decade ago this month, to begin the new year, I challenged myself to read, or in some cases re-read, one work of Shakespeare every month.

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Take it or Leave it

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My Revelate

"Spent all day just to ponder the words." I first came across the song as a result of a comment left on a piece I wrote years ago about diabetes titled, Revelation. You can read it by clicking the link, but the gist of it is when you a writing

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Compile the Scaffolding

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Carry On

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Righteous Struggles

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Pickle or Paradise?

The year closes with our first Christmas holiday in Sicily, away from family, asking ourselves more than ever the question: Is this the land of our dreams or put us in the tightest spot.