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“It was an ugly day. The sort of ugly day that will make for a beautiful night. So overcast by the damper of grey clouds that skirted between us and the sun, soaking up the warmth, moving so fast but … Continue reading

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The Russian Dinner Table

“… Raisaic was a man who stereotyped his food, finding comedic value in other cultures’s dietary struggles, so when he savored the first potato of his warm meal he could not help but smile at the great potato famine that killed … Continue reading

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North Star

My grandfather pried this compass off of a German eighty-eight anti-tank / antiaircraft gun that they destroyed in Italy. It reminds me of the sacrifices millions of people made, and continue to make. It keeps me marching in the right … Continue reading

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