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Drag Queens, Port Wine Stains & Not-So-Under Undercover Cops

I looked at Miss Gilpin’s lovely brown hair and resisted the urge to stroke the perfect flip grazing her shoulders, to bury my head on her shoulder and finger the … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Portraitist, Positivity, Pince Nez & Spies

I read the name, Leee Black Childers, and looked at the picture of an old man, blurred and fleshy with heavily tattooed crossed arms sticking out of a simple cotton … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

High-Fives, One-Night Stands & L’eggs Panty Hose

~Excerpt from The Level and The Square, a novel-in-progress by Ruth Roberts: She looked for his large ‘fro, like a dark thundercloud over his head, taller by half a foot … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

What’s Not Fun?

She sat in her slip and curlers on a low cushioned seat and three repeated versions of her leaned into the three -way mirror of her vanity. Guided by an … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mumps, Challah, Slavery & Modesty Skirts

            My brother and I were dressed up as cowboys, as in the song The Streets of Laredo. We had matching red bandanas that covered our … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hippies, Little Debbie & Bratwurst

“When someone pointed her out to him the first day of school, he knew he had seen her in the summer workshops, the encounter groups, the team building, the intercultural … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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