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Stevieslaw: House to Sue Penn State

House Republicans, led by hard charging John Boehner, announced today that they will sue Penn State University for something or other. “This is in addition to our suit against Obama, clarified Johnny. It is important for House Republicans to show … Continue reading

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Cousin Myron and the Sweet Smell of Success

Cousin Myron and the Sweet Smell of Success I was surprised when Cousin Myron called and asked me to meet him at the specialty deli across from the library downtown. Myron, the rich, red-headed math whizz, had instructions from his … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Party, Party

According to this morning’s CDT, State College has been named the fourth most exciting place in Pennsylvania behind Pittsburgh, West Chester and Lancaster. The ratings were announced by Devon Buechler, a public relations associate for the real estate firm, Movoto. … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: A Modest Proposal

Remember when your mother would tell you, “You should be ashamed of yourself?” I do and I was. It was the worst feeling. Unfortunately, it seems like some people did not have functioning moms—or perhaps they have simply forgotten them … Continue reading

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Sketch

Karen will have a show of her dance drawings in Cleveland in September. I tried to capture the feeling of her drawings. Sketch A penciled dancer. You gather her motion like you’d gather the air, as if by linking line … Continue reading

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Coping with Local Warming

Endless Summer: The LAGuide to Coping with Local Warming. By now, many of you have met my cousin Myron, the red-headed math whizz with the explosive temper. Myron made an amazing amount of money with a progressive betting scheme at … Continue reading

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A Retirement

A Retirement It leafed out absentmindedly this year, our junk maple. A street planting from the fifties, its branches bald and barren here and there, though not alarmingly so— just enough that you would notice, if you were the kind … Continue reading

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