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Category Archives: Ohio


I always tried to do the independent thing first—I’ll call my own tow-truck, I’ll look for my own apartment, I’ll find a job, I’ll pick a grad program.

On Ice Climbing and John Prine

Spend the next four years, and hopefully not eight, dear God hopefully not eight, fighting for those wild and important places.

Silence / Noise

It’s a typically bustling city now silent and eerie, “Jingle Bell Rock” echoing forlornly down the avenues.