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Notes from the Edge, A Journal of Social Distancing Part Two

Notes from The Edge: The Chronicles of my Social Distancing amid the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic Monday, March 16th I awaken to my friend’s irate text and roughly 100 emails from students. I’d asked them to respond to an email from last week, acknowledging that they understand how their courses will …

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Gus Moon: All Original

By Patrick Barcus It’s mid-February, four degrees Fahrenheit… …minus eleven with the wind chill. Pillars of ghostly snow are picked up by the breeze and dance a ring around the Putnam County Courthouse. I sit in my car, heater cranked, waiting. My phone rings. On the other end is Gus …

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Good Vibrations on Aisle 9

Having a child under the age of two means changing diapers, and I, my friend, am an expert at changing diapers. I approach it like working the pits in a NASCAR race. It’s not the limelight, but a quick, precision change can get your baby back in the race without …

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