#OTR50 Day 146: And the Tree Came Down

It was an old and overgrown tree diagonally across from our house. When I walked all the way up to the resting trunk, it rose to my shoulder height making it about 4 feet or rather approximately 1.2 meters. Most of the houses on our block were built in the 1950s and 1960s, this tree […]

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#OTR50 143: Me & My First Tattoo

Did I want one because it was verboten? Because I knew I was different and wanted to rebel against the norm? Or was it for a more personal and complicated reason? […]

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#OTR50 Day 139: A Haiku about a Pub

I was hanging out at Pinos the other night. Even when I don’t take advantage of the fact that we have a place in our town that has live music and a gathering space, I know it’s there. The thought that there is a place that can feel like a small town extension of my living […]

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#OTR50 Day 138: Trim Castle

I imagine that people who live in around sites and vistas begin to not realize how wonderful and amazing their local attractions can be. This makes me wonder if I take for granted […]

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