Stories

Dec
04
Can My 9-Month Old American Daughter Love Everton?

Can My 9-Month Old American Daughter Love Everton?

It wasn’t quite déjà vu or nostalgia, but as we sat there watching as Everton Ladies defeated Liverpool 1–
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Oct
15
Inheriting a Love for the Outdoors

Inheriting a Love for the Outdoors

I was 7 years old the first time I watched my dad clean a catfish. We were in the kitchen
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Aug
13
Discovering Peace on the River

Discovering Peace on the River

My dad told the story again in late June in Jonathan’s workshop, with saltwater, spin, and fly rods hanging
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May
17
A Heavenly Fish

A Heavenly Fish

A short story dedicated to my friend Jonathan The fly was an olive green color, and in the grey cloudlight
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Apr
07
My Hero, Batistuta

My Hero, Batistuta

At some point as children, we look to heroes who provide us something our parents cannot. For me, that person was Batigol, the great Argentinian striker of the '90s.
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Feb
17
The American Offensive

The American Offensive

Chapter XIV The women cried when we got back from Europe. They said they missed us, but we couldn’t
6 min read
Dec
07
Elephant

Elephant

This short story is inspired by the song “Elephant” by Jason Isbell. Emily’s long porcelain legs shivered in the
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May
02
The Penalty Kick

The Penalty Kick

Jacob picked up the ball and walked it twelve paces to the spot in the dirt he had marked off
4 min read
Jan
17
The Boy in the Sand

The Boy in the Sand

The boys played shirtless in the rain as the wooden boats of the local fisherman headed back to shore. It
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Jan
14
First Date, Pt. 1

First Date, Pt. 1

He checked his watch: 7:57 p.m. Edward stood at the front door of her apartment nervously combing his
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