Monthly Archives: July 2010

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The crops fail, a two-headed calf is born, Daisy Mae can’t get pregnant (no matter how many times Jethro plows her field), the black death comes, giant birds lay waste to Manhattan…it’s always easiest to blame some women who like … Continue reading

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You probably won’t believe this, but Sheep Meadow got weirder the further in we got.  We didn’t realize that the booths on the outskirts had basically been kiddie attractions until we walked closer to the center, where the Burning Pit … Continue reading

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It Blocked Out The Sun 56


We lost sight of Jonathan almost immediately.  All of the people in the meadow were in motion and most of the light in the meadow was in motion.  It was dizzying.  We had to hang onto each other to keep … Continue reading

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The glow ahead of us grew, and it lit Jonathan walking in front of us, so we could clearly see his dark form until he entered into the light and the hubbub of the meadow.  Most of the glow was … Continue reading

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“Um, excuse us, pardon us,” I said.  We edged around the screaming homeless men.  The paved pathway we were on was narrow, with trees hemming us in on either side.  We tried to avoid touching the men.  We didn’t want … Continue reading

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“I don’t know why you sent Jonathan away,” Mike said, “but I’m glad because he was damned annoying.” “Something is up with him,” I said.  “I don’t know if he is a double agent mole person or what, but he … Continue reading

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“Well,” I said.  “We should get moving, soon.  We’ve lost almost an hour of the night, already.” “No way it was just an hour,” Moira said. “We’ve been up since before sunset,” I reminded her.  “Mrs. Shew and BJ woke … Continue reading

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