By Nathan Corliss I want to go skiing on weekdays, when fresh snow dampens sound, lines are short, and traffic is sparse. I want to go on unplanned road trips or flights to see old friends and new places. I want to hole up in cozy towns that exist miles from the nearest interstate. I
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Each year around November, I meditate on what I’m thankful for. Late October marks the night where my brother, Chad, was horrifically injured in a drunk driving accident (in 2001). This tragedy, and his living triumph informs much of who I am. If you wonder why I obsess over selfdriving cars, or the rights and
We’re in our 30s But we carry the reality of childhoods And live like confident 21 year olds I still define myself by things that went down in the 5th grade, when I was 17, 22, and 30 It’s like I’m not an adult I’m still an anxious and uncomfortable tween I’m not suicidal or
From yesterday #BlackLivesMatter #PatrickKimmons #pdx#DontShootPDX #JusticeForPatPat pic.twitter.com/yHW2lUhRNP — Pootin's Apprentice (@sgeez) October 2, 2018 #GONETOSOON #ENOUGHISENOUGH #BLACKLIVESMATTER #SAYHISNAME #JUSTICEFORPATPAT 💙💙💙Everyone Please Share! Portland Police shot and KILLED another black man! A son, a father, a brother, a family member and a friend was lost and MURDERED BY PORTLAND POLICE! https://t.co/Pv8sx3YLpi — Shalece (@BossNailBabe) October 2,
Her dog was more aware than her. It was subtly heart breaking. I rode my bike by the shipping container where folks of often low or no means can safely store their belongings overnight. A young woman was leaving the line with a noble but concerned looking white and tan pitbull in tow. The dog
Introduction This fictional narrative is largely inspired by by the ecological debate on the importance of fire for environmental well being. Great places to learn more about this coversation are Dr. Paul Hessberg’s TedX talk, Era of Megafires, and Outside Magazines podcast on an actual story of this issue in action: The latest @outsidemagazine podcast
Here is an extremely fun writing prompt I used for a short story back in June 2012. “She closed the book, placed it on the table, and finally, decided to walk through the door.” Simply use this prompt to write a short story – then send it my way. I’d love to read it. .