Category: Fiction

Mount Olympus, 1953 Aphrodite: What is going on with you, lately? You spend all your time with Dionysus, you haven’t set foot in the forge for two hundred years… Hephaestus: …

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Jane Ellen Macdonald was a Methodist. A Free Methodist, in fact. She believed in the Holy Trinity, the authority of Scripture, and the debt paid by Christ, once and for…

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I started working at the Delta Queen with the idea of one day buying it from Mr. Oates. I thought I could make some kind of life out of that.…

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In her two and a half years at Florida State, she had changed majors five times and boyfriends six times. Then she dropped out, just as her mother predicted on…

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You a fisherman? Thought so. Got that look about ya. There’s a crick near here I wanna tell ya ’bout. Look on the map and it’ll say Big Pine Creek,…

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1. The problem with The Barrel was, the menu was too damn complex. Burgers and fries and ice cream, just like you’d expect, right? But also pizza, fried chicken, and…

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The Silvermoon Drive-In: An Oral History An email from William (“Bill”) Barry, friend of Robert (“Bobby”) Nowicki, co-owner of the Silvermoon Drive-In from 1993 until it’s closure in 2006. Jess, Your…

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The Silvermoon Drive-In: An Oral History Partial transcript of an interview with Doreen Nowicki, co-owner of the Silvermoon Drive-In from 1993 until it’s closure in 2006. Doreen: So, let me…

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…all that I could say of the Story, to any purpose, I have endeavored to say in it. -Charles Dickens, From the Preface to David Copperfield It is hard enough…

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