Thoughts on the “Roadrunner” trailer

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A post-vaccine visit to the doughnut shop

A Polaroid photo of the exterior of a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop
A Polaroid photo of the exterior of a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop
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He’s not impressed.

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Welcome

Motivation

Working environment


My now-obsolete summer job

A vintage car parked in a gravel driveway in front of a house.
A vintage car parked in a gravel driveway in front of a house.
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“Sell your car fast! …We’ll take the photo!” — Copy from the cover of a 2005 issue of Auto Trader magazine


Neither quality nor quantity—wait until the story is perfect.

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Marinate

Scribble


Which is better?

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Notes from an herbal tea drinker

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On empathy for bugs and the futility of moving stranded cicadas

A 17-year cicada sitting on a sidewalk in the sun
A 17-year cicada sitting on a sidewalk in the sun
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What magazines and newspapers of the 1800s and early 1900s said about the periodical cicadas

A 17-year cicada sits on a leaf.
A 17-year cicada sits on a leaf.
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“The American cicada is remarkable for its regular and simultaneous reappearance every seventeen years, in countless millions.”

1837, The Farmer’s Register, Vol. IV, Petersburg, Virginia


I’ll need some time to adjust

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