Monthly Archives: April 2014

Twelve Years a Slave (Or, Easter in the FRF)

Andy and I watched 12 Years a Slave the other night. Easter night. During the scene in which the drunken Christian plantation owner whips a stripped Patsy, the object of his obsessions, until blood and skin spray from her back, I thought how could any Christian … Continue reading

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The Circumstances Leading to Our Amputation

Life is funny. This is what I’m thinking as I’m watching the Asian toddler scoot around the room on her knees because half her left leg is gone. Not funny ha-ha, but funny unexpected. Funny perfect because I gave up … Continue reading

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