Making Pot Legal

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There was a dead child on the floor but that was of little concern to the man pacing. He had pushed a dining room table and chairs up against a hollow-wood door, in a frantic effort to keep out the EMTs and law enforcement officials who had descended on his home like August gnats. Everyone [Read More...]

Little Dark Eye

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  His mother was sleeping, oh so briefly, as new moms do. I reached for the iPhone and clicked open Pandora. My daughter told me later she thought I chose the song, but I didn’t. It came up randomly, the first song Sullivan would hear outside the womb. It happened to be the hymn performed [Read More...]

Murder repeats itself

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This weekend marks the anniversary of the murder of Karly Sheehan. Had she not been killed by her mother’s boyfriend, Karly Sheehan would be celebrating the end of yet another year of elementary school. It’s easy to imagine Karly lugging around a backpack, chatting with classmates about her summer plans, which surely would include yet [Read More...]


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