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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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It’s Not Complicated

It’s not Complicated Our yoga teacher calmly commands our attention, as she stands a perfect tree on the waxed wooden floor of our ancient gymnasium, and proposes, this week, to teach us how to breathe. “It’s not complicated,” she whispers … Continue reading

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My Voices Article for May

“Sun Fun:” The LAGuide to Planning a Summer Vacation for the Newly Poor. When I was 10, my parents scraped together the $25 they needed to send me to a day camp, sponsored by the Brownsville Boys Club, in South … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Calendar of Events—Art Auction

The Inherited Wealth Club has announced the auction of recently looted 20th Century Art at 2 in the afternoon on May 1st (May Day). The club, which moved to a new home on the corner of 5th Avenue and 81st … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Guest Editorial

Here is a guest editorial from Tom Paxton. Buy a Gun for Your Son Words and Music by Tom Paxton Hallelujah, Dads and Mommies, Cowboys, Rebels, Yanks and Commies Buy yourselves some real red blooded fun. If you want to … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: The Diminishing Need for the Poor

Stevieslaw: The Diminishing Need for the Poor. Branden Rand, spokesperson for the newly formed Council of the Exceptionally Rich, has never been afraid to voice his opinion. Now in his new book, Robots and the End of Poverty, he argues … Continue reading

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