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Posts published by “Flynn Washburne”

Back In The Hands Of Hippies

I've never been one for heeding others' advice. I'll listen politely, acknowledge its validity, speculate on how to apply it to my situation with the best of intentions. But believe it: tell me the stove is hot and not only will I touch it once, but I will return and do it a few more times in case the first one was a fluke.

Cool Hand Jet All The Way

It was in early adolescence that I first began to feel as if I were disappearing — actually discorporating. At times I felt insubstantial, airy.…

To The Heartland

When the money ran out, we packed up and headed back to the states. I confess I was a little sad to leave Paris and…

Continental Drift

In the fall of 1970, my family — version 3.0 — was winging its way to Europe. To explain the “upgrade,” which it was in…

Half Hour Adventures Of The Disappearing Boy

Here's what I've learned about doing time: you can't do years. Well, in retrospect you can, easily — that is, after you've done 'em. They're…

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