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Never a time so sweet

Well, friends, this is it. Its been a good run, but Horseradish now signs off for good. Before this school year even started, I had wondered many times how I would feel writing my last… Read More...

Prayer for a millennium

Come, friends, and, in the closing light of day, take up the brick and set it while you may; and thus, in laying brick on brick, assemble the future now, and its foundation lay. Hear,… Read More...

Oh, snap! Youve got to be kidding me

As a kid, I used to love things like astronomy, airplanes, and tall buildings. No, I mean really love them. My homework would be covered with drawings of the planet Saturn, the Concorde, and the… Read More...

Iliveinacity: Noburdenforshoulderssobig

I live in a city, yes I do, made by human hands. –Malvina Reynolds Come witness remarkable moments in the great cities we call home and the people who made them. Third in a series.… Read More...

TrueStoryTheater leaves  identity  at  the  checkpoint

“I know we've done some good when we capture someone who was about to commit a suicide bombing,” says the soldier. “We think of the lives we saved. One time they killed a friend of… Read More...

Iliveinacity: Chroniclesofatowninmotion

I live in a city, yes I do, made by human hands. –Malvina Reynolds Come witness remarkable moments in the great cities we call home and the people who made them. Second in a series.… Read More...

Iliveinacity: Pastelongreencanvas

I live in a city, yes I do, made by human hands. –Malvina Reynolds Come witness remarkable moments in the great cities we call home and the people who made them. First in a series.… Read More...

EAT ME! (Pardon my bad taste)

I hadnt told the story to anyone before that Shabbes dinner at the Chabad house. Sometimes theres nothing like a festive, civilized meal to provide the occasion for a sordid tale of savagery. It all… Read More...

When God played with matches

Yokwe yuk! (Love to you.) –Marshallese greeting Pandanus roots grab deep through sand to hold firmly. –Marshallese proverb I. Death, Creator of Worlds You never forget the sight of a remote atoll in the mid-Pacific.… Read More...

The[n-y-c]files: Themanwhodrovethebumsout

Come find out what you cant know; see whats not there. Its no more, but it used to be in humanitys hometown; you know where. These are the [n-y-c] files. * —– Picture, if you… Read More...
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