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March 6, 2008
I keep asking myself, why me? Surely it?s to atone for my past transgressions. But if forgiveness is divine, then why must I suffer this fate? Should I have listened to my buddy Raffi Alexander? ?Whatever you do,? he said, ?don?t get a dog.? Should?ve, would?ve, could?ve reminds me of what my mom used to say: ?If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, every day would be Christmas.? I?ve nowhere to turn. It?s black Monday; Penelope?s is closed and they?ll be no answer from a steamy chai latte, and in this dog-lovin?
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By Joe Puglia | January 22, 2014
Art Stetson, the director of admissions at Flintridge Prep, fascinated me as he spoke about the brilliance of metaphor and the elegance characterized by wordsmith Thomas Hardy. Stetson and I are colleagues of sort; I'm a substitute teacher at the school. We are also like-minded. He too has a habit of collecting quotes from others. “Here's a quote from Hardy's 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles,'” he said. He reached for an antique box, pulled out a piece of paper, and read: “'The drops of logic Tess had let fall into the sea of his enthusiasm served to chill its effervescence to stagnation.'” “Who speaks that way?
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By Joe Puglia | January 22, 2014
Art Stetson, the director of admissions at Flintridge Prep, fascinated me as he spoke about the brilliance of metaphor and the elegance characterized by wordsmith Thomas Hardy. Stetson and I are colleagues of sort; I'm a substitute teacher at the school. We are also like-minded. He too has a habit of collecting quotes from others. “Here's a quote from Hardy's 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles,'” he said. He reached for an antique box, pulled out a piece of paper, and read: “'The drops of logic Tess had let fall into the sea of his enthusiasm served to chill its effervescence to stagnation.'” “Who speaks that way?
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March 6, 2008
I keep asking myself, why me? Surely it?s to atone for my past transgressions. But if forgiveness is divine, then why must I suffer this fate? Should I have listened to my buddy Raffi Alexander? ?Whatever you do,? he said, ?don?t get a dog.? Should?ve, would?ve, could?ve reminds me of what my mom used to say: ?If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, every day would be Christmas.? I?ve nowhere to turn. It?s black Monday; Penelope?s is closed and they?ll be no answer from a steamy chai latte, and in this dog-lovin?
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