Monthly Archives: July 2019

Reader’s Digest Won’t Tell you

Seven Things Reader’s Digest Won’t Tell You (OK, maybe just this once.) 1–We will never give up on you. We would rather have a subscription, but we really enjoy just knowing you. Our offers are sent mainly to get you … Continue reading

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Peanut butter thief

I got a sweet job after high school working at Nabisco, the cookie people. I worked from 11:30 at night til 7:30 in the morning in the packing and icing room. I joined the baker’s union and even went on … Continue reading

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Midnight Chocolate

The neighborhood I grew up in wasn’t terribly close-knit, but we tolerated one another pretty well. The families that didn’t have kids allowed us to play in their yards during our after-dark forays into games such as “The Thing.” This … Continue reading

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Appropriating my culture

When I first heard the term “cultural appropriation” it was about a kid wearing a prom dress that was Asian-looking. She was criticized unmercifully. An article in Bustle notes that ”cherry picking parts of another culture and ultimately diluting and … Continue reading

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