Stories for April 1996

Thursday, April 25

If God Didn't Love Pigeons, He Wouldn't Have Given Them Wings

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Thursday, April 18

When the Soprano Hit the First High C It Just Blew My Head Off

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Between You, Me, and the Navy

Al suggested I get into the nuclear field. It required a high score for entry and entailed a lot of training— more than two years — but would translate to a marketable skill in the civilian world.

Jimi Hendrix Told Me Not to Scream

Triumph in degradation

What woke me was a hand over my face, over my mouth and nose: the pressure, the instinctive still-asleep panic of being unable to breathe; someone’s hands yanking my arms over my head; a body on mine, knees crushing my chest and stomach.

Thursday, April 11

Where Everybody Is a Star

"The universe is a bar," Buck says between swigs of beer, in one of those lines that led the late poet William Stafford to observe, "Everyone wanders into poetry sometimes." If Buck hadn’t just told ...

Thursday, April 4

Work Is a Vow Heaven Never Ignores

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