Monthly Archives: November 2012


There’s a moment before the walk to the ring, there’s a moment when a boxer pauses. He stands in a dark passageway and waits to hear those first few notes of of his ring music. Ahead lays the ring and … Continue reading

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I’m eight years old and sitting in a tiny church at the top of a mountain in West Virginia. My grandfather has just finished his sermon, and we begin the invitation hymn. No piano accompaniment. Just the shaky voices of … Continue reading

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An Autistic Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, there was a Boy who was on the Spectrum. The Boy’s parents really wanted him to have a Catholic education, so they went to their priest. They said they believed that The Boy could get along … Continue reading

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Obama vs. Romney

I have this friend. We do all the “school-mom stuff” together. She cracks me up when we’re stuck in carline or a boring PTO meeting. We both like art (though she’s an actual artist), and we both love to read. … Continue reading

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Busy, busy day. It started at 4:45 a.m., and at 8:00 p.m., I’m nowhere near finished with my day. Add that to the fact that I’m about to start the Bar Review course so I can take the Florida bar … Continue reading

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Nash Equilibrium

When I was a kid, my sister and cousins would all trick-or-treat together. The highlight of Halloween was not the costumes or even the candy. It was The Candy Swap afterwards. We dumped our pillowcases onto my parents’ burnt orange … Continue reading

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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’m planning to blog about something for which I’m thankful each day of November. I know, I know. It’s already the third day of the month. However, I was unable to answer the flurry for … Continue reading

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