Dinner with Salvador

Dinner with Salvador “Isn’t he wonderful?” said George of his latest pet. “Just look at his eyes, they are the eyes of a baby.” George Busby and his family sat at the kitchen table waiting for their legally blind mother, Naomi, to serve dinner. Naomi, George’s wife of 22 years, was born with spastic eye muscles, which caused …

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Boy Cat

Boy cat “Medic! Medic! Help me, Medic!” The man’s voice screamed from the Bose sound system installed in the makeshift movie room of forward base Zulu in Mosul, Iraq. I don’t know why the other enlisted men were so enthralled by war movies and their crackerbox heroes. It’s all fake warfare staged in some Hollywood …

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Trying Game

Trying game You have always thought that you are intelligent enough to get yourself out of any bind. Pure negotiation and sincere appeals to reason, along with a command of persuasive rhetoric, are tools that have worked for you your entire life. You could talk your mother into buying you snacks or a trip to …

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