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The Ringer

“I’ll move a guy to a different shift. Don’t worry about it,” the Lieutenant said. “I’m happy to put you wherever you want. That’s four hours I don’t have to pay him.” With a phone call, my time slot...

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Dr. King Has a Cure for Death: a 4 Year-Old White Girl on Black History Month

When I take my daughter, Stella, to the playground, we sometimes walk over to the county’s tennis center across the parking lot. She calls this “watching tennis,” but, mainly, she just wants to scale...

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Subtil

I had never known Whit to be a prankster, but nothing else explained why there was what appeared to be a medium-sized snake hanging limply in a very conspicuous place in my apartment. Very funny, Whit....

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Hammer of the G_ds

We come from the land of the ice and snow, from the midnight sun where the…something…something…hammer of the gods… Hammer of the Gods: rock journalist Stephen Davis would later borrow this phrase from...

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The Banality of Hospitality

While I’ve had my moments when it comes to thoughtful gift-giving, for the most part, I’m not always great at picking out presents for friends and family. But, to my credit, I’ve never given any as...

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Krull Summer

When I look back on childhood, I realize that some of the best memories I have are from summer camp. There were the pillow fights, the scavenger hunts, the dance at the girls’ camp across the lake, and...

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the Reindeer Hunt

I recently performed a  holiday story for City Cafe on 90.1 WABE, Atlanta’ NPR Station. Stephannie Stokes did a fantastic job putting this together. Are You a Reindeer? Living Out My Sci-Fi Mall...

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Passing Through Nature to Eternia

“You’ve lost, He-Man!” Skeletor laughed, his jawbone rattling like a gate hanging from its last hinge. “I’ve got you now!” Well, technically, Beast Man had him. With the bullwhip. Again. That was...

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Duckbusters at Dragon Con

Me, rocking a sweet Merge Records t-shirt while reading my story “Back Off Man, I’m An Ornithologist” before an appreciative and probably half-tipsy crowd at the Solve for X Variety Show at Dragon Con...

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NaCl

A tale of Salty Seduction at the mall, performed as part of the Solve for X Variety Show at the 2016 Atlanta Science Festival. (Skip to about 7:45. Or not. Rachel is great and charming, as per usual.)...

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