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Squatters and Spotters

In this phase of my reconfiguration, I’ve become a professional cake jumper. That is, I’m paid for jumping out of giant cardboard cakes covered with icing. As strange as it may seem, there are many still willing to pay quite … Continue reading

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Retouching Memories

Nostalgia is not a sensation that I enjoy as it’s a longing for something that can never be had again. Therefore, if some memory from the past creeps into my thoughts, I immediately redirect my attention elsewhere. But today there … Continue reading

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In Praise of Hands

Luckily the tea was strong and helped keep me focused. I was at the table picking the raisins out from my scone not because I didn’t like raisins but simply to have an excuse to keep my head down so … Continue reading

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Giacometti’s Pietà

After following the Seine all day long, we were tired and had to tug ourselves up and away from the quais. At the first little bistrot we past, Chloe suggested omelets and wine. A young woman drinking pastis sat next … Continue reading

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Dusting the Stars

Once upon a time (about 13.8 billion years ago), only a tiny speck existed. That speck, although small, was loaded with energy. And when the speck could no longer contain itself, it exploded. Bang!  The insides came out but there … Continue reading

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