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Ten Bucks to Meet a Writer

He approached the register. “Yes sir,” I said. “Can I help you with anything?” He said he was borrowing his daughter’s bike for the week and that it was making funny noises and not shifting right. His accent came from his side of the country.

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On Meeting Bill Kulchin

August, 2013 Medium height. Thin. Jeans, a white collar, a navy blazer. He had old red hair that was recently cut. He stood in front of my display holding his chin like he was looking at Rembrandt. “I love it,” he said, walking over. “Thanks.”

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Take Two

In three and a half weeks I am going on an adventure: I am moving back to Portland. If you didn’t already know that, now you do. About a month ago, I was accepted to Portland State University as a post-baccalaureate student with the intent