Monthly Archives: February 2006

Indefensible Luzhin

The Defense tells the story of a man bestowed with deeper vision than most who seems only to be able to look at one thing—the chess board. Nabokov writes Luzhin’s life much like a chess game, whose developments are informed … Continue reading

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A Romance

A Romance you know, for Valentine’s Day. of course, everyone ought to know that my favorite february holiday—indeed, the only february holiday—is groundhog’s day.

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What Lies Ahead

Top Job Options if I don’t go to Grad School: (not necessarily in order) manage an espresso royale cafe drive a taxi cab seek sponsorship in a labor union go over the road in an eighteen-wheeler buy a shotgun and … Continue reading

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Customer Service

What’s wrong with me? Is it even me? it seems like I’ve had some incredible difficulties lately with customer service. all of it. everywhere. anytime I buy any sort of good or service, I run into some silly little inconvenience, … Continue reading

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One Down, Three to Go

Purdue is out. Out of their friggin’ minds for rejecting me! It’s not so bad, I suppose. they were only my number one school. No big deal. actually, they were technically number two, considering that the U of I is … Continue reading

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Grace

My father taught me early that he wouldn’t always be therewith a hug and some tears as he left a failedmarriage and us kids for California I cried too because I thought I was supposed to;it would a shame to … Continue reading

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Trinity

1. Spirit I was reminded of it when I hearda story about the first ever screening of a motion picture.People ran out of the room, afraidthat the oncoming train would hit them. 2. Son It wasn’t too differentfrom when I … Continue reading

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