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The Stroke of Midnight

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At midnight, I was sitting on the couch upstairs, playing around on my computer. Mr. Katje’s folks were watching Downton Abbey, and Mr. Katje was pouring us glasses of Martinelli’s Sparkling Apple Cider. We raised our glasses in a toast — “Happy new year! Fuck off, 2013!” — and drank. Then I got up and went over to the other… Read more »

Cloaking myself in portability and the Mystery of Moving

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I am currently moving, and the entire process — while exhausting — is definitely one of Life’s Mysteries. The definition of Mystery: an event that only those who have been initiated into it understand fully; it’s generally difficult if not impossible to describe the Mystery, which is why it’s a Mystery. There are various Mysteries in different religions, but there… Read more »