The Uphill Slide

There is always something.

06/21/2017
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Can You Believe Anything?

I was in my teens sitting in the kitchen watching the coverage of the war in Vietnam (also known as the Second Indochina War or the Resistance War Against America or the American War [Depends whose news you’re reading what … Continue reading

06/17/2017
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Who Will Remember You?

My alarm rang several times. I snoozed it instead of dismissed. I still held out a flicker of hope to get up early to weed in the damp earth before the sun rose high in the sky. Early rise despite … Continue reading

06/15/2017
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Secrets

Roses are red and pink and yellow and white and orange and striations and blends and metamorphic. There are secret gardens and parks and amazing places in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Some people know. Lots of people are ignorant of … Continue reading

04/21/2017
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Convention

Over a hundred years ago. The story setting of Queen of the Desert playing at the Regent Square Theater. What makes a woman defy the conventions of her time? Why is she adventurous and fearless? This woman, Gertrude¬†Bell, affected world … Continue reading