Category Archives: Bits and Pieces

New Story Posted: “What’s it like to be a modern kangaroo hunter?” by Andrew George

Greetings. Our friend from Australia, Andrew George, posted this curious account on his personal blog last week. We found it so interesting that we asked him if we could re-post it here. Hope that you enjoy! And happy Thanksgiving! Advertisements

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Ants

Ants have a way of finding themselves on picnic blankets. On mine especially–especially here in Italy. They look just like the ones back home, though they speak differently. My mind is drawn to those other little items left at home … Continue reading

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Sitting in the wild grass

There were blue flowers, maybe lupines, tall in the wild grass, with the flowers surrounding the stem and going down. There were red flowers, somewhat like lilies, but hairy and similar to the family of orchids that are multiple to a stem, … Continue reading

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Me in Therapy, Part 1

“It was a terribly depressing time in my life, last summer was. And I would do strange things while depressed, drive strange places.” This I told my therapist, part of a longer exchange–a whole 55 minutes worth. “That’s how I … Continue reading

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Post-post-post-post-post-post-modernism

Howdy, partners. The summer is fast upon us, and with it new life for Newhandsweepstakes. Birds are singing. Weather is changing. School (for those full-grown “schoolchildren” among us) is over. Hence, be on the look out for new and exciting … Continue reading

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architecture vs. pizza

domino’s pizza founder and president thomas s. monaghan loves frank lloyd wright! “i sometimes feel that the spirit of frank lloyd wright is looking approvingly over my shoulder as i struggle to preserve every example of his designs that i … Continue reading

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