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Posts published by “Paul Modic”

Victims

I'm trying to figure out why my neighbors are still driving fast on the little country road just outside my house despite my signs, and…

We Are The Champions

Northern California sports fans just had a memorable year cheering on the hometown boys, though we'll probably forget all about it if the glory years…

Pear Brandy

Back in the late seventies I went down to Hopland with a couple guys to load up a truck with fallen fruit to make pear…

Burris Reflections

With this fiftieth reunion coming up I'm taking a look back at my elementary years at the K-12 Burris Laboratory School in Muncie, Indiana where…

Neighbors

There's a group of about six houses down the hill and everyone drives by my house, mostly neighborly slow, but a couple of them barrel…

The Invitation

I got an invitation yesterday to the opening of an art exhibit at The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in Durham, NC because…

The Hundred Dollar Car

How often does it happen that you write what you want on a piece of paper, tack it up on a notice board outside a…

Last Dance Before the Pandemic

I poured a glass of red wine and drank it as I got ready to go to the Community Park benefit party half a mile…

Rockin’ The Walker

In the summer of 2013 my mother fell backward into the bathtub and my sister just happened to be there. In the emergency room they…

Books

If given the choice of books or the internet I would choose books with no hesitation. (No, kindle or e-books aren't books.) The internet could…

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