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snowcones

Hey, guess what.  We went to Purple Penguin for snowcones yesterday. It was a trek, across town, all the way to the south side of town.  Yes, on Decatur past Blue Diamond.  Wow!  It’s because Bahama Bucks was closed for Sunday.  Hahahaha.  We needed snowcones really bad. Speaking of bad–wow, they messed up my snowcone… Read More »

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purple penguin

We have a friend who has three kids.  (We are also slightly friends with his kids.)  Our friend told us they were all going to Purple Penguin.  This happened long ago. “Wow, what’s Purple Penguin?” I asked. “It’s a food truck, snow cone place,” our friend said.  “It’s just a silly thing the kids like.”… Read More »

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how to celebrate

I don’t know how to celebrate.  I want to learn better how to celebrate, without spending money or eating sugar.  Those are the main ways I know–going out to eat, or something involving ice cream. ideas list Yes, dance party is possible.  I love to dance and do it often.  But maybe I could do… Read More »

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poetry memes

fancy lemonade “Wow, is this all for me, or to share?” I asked Ming.  He’d poured me some fancy lemonade, two inches of it, in a cute little mason jar. “All for you!” he said. “Wow, extravagant!” I said.  “Straight from the lemon teat.  Or the sugar teat.”  I sipped it.  “Uh, did you shake… Read More »

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favorite language

favorite language I have this SQL dress.  The crisscrossed lines on it are SQL.  It’s fun to explain what SQL is to people who don’t know what it is. It’s also fun to read the google suggested questions and revel in their beautiful English Language Learner style. ELL is my favorite language.  SQL, not so… Read More »

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new Sufjan Stevens song Sugar

Hopefully an artist leads you to a new place.  Hopefully they take you by the hand and are kind to you.  I always think a good poem teaches me how to read it. Sufjan Stevens is my favorite, and I’ve let him lead me to some weird places.  He can do a lot of different… Read More »

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true confession of Laura-Marie River Victor Peace

Reader Friend, there’s something I haven’t been telling you–I must confess.  I changed what I eat, a lot.  It has to do with an obscure health issue I may or may not have. luxury healthcare Ideally everyone would enjoy great healthcare, regardless of income level or employment.  Especially a country rich with innovation, oil, “freedom,”… Read More »