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The sun hitched up her trousers and soldiered on up into the sky. September squinted at it and wondered if the sun here was different than the sun in Nebraska. It seemed gentler, more golden, deeper. The shadows it cast … Continue reading

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Alice had no idea what Latitude was, or Longitude either, but thought they were nice grand words to say. —Lewis Carroll/Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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While I was waiting for the SUV to take me back to my car, I got waylaid by an assistant from MTV’s Pimp My Ride. You know what a pimp is, right? He’s a dude who tricks, frightens, or flat-out … Continue reading

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Isn’t that what every marriage is, anyway? Just a lengthy game of he-said, she-said? —Gillian Flynn/Gone Girl

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I sometimes wonder if that is at the root of his distaste for me: He’s let me see his shortcomings, and he hates me for knowing them. —Gillian Flynn/Gone Girl

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It seems to me I am trying to tell you a dream – making a vain attempt, because no relation of a dream can convey the dream-sensation, that commingling of absurdity, surprise, and bewilderment in a tremor of struggling revolt, … Continue reading

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“So you used to know everything?” She wrinkled her nose. “Everybody did. I told you. It’s nothing special, knowing how things work. And you really do have to give it all up if you want to play.” —Neil Gaiman/The Ocean … Continue reading

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I saw no one wearing a Bill Clinton Rape shirt, despite the many vendors outside offering them at a reduced price. The Rape shirts seem to have been a miscalculation on Alex and Stone’s part. People don’t want to wear … Continue reading

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I do not remember ever asking any of the other children in my class at school why they had not come to my party. I did not need to ask them. They were not my friends after all. They were … Continue reading

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She got rid of me because I knew she wasn’t perfect. —Gillian Flynn/Gone Girl

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