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This is the Next Generation #RideshareConfessional

May 17th, 2017|1 Comment

Photo by Nick Herasimenka via Unsplash The kid gets into the car. I pick him up from an orthodontist outside the city. Traffic is heavy and the weekend is close. “No, man,” he [...]

Now, Courage Looks Like This

May 16th, 2017|3 Comments

Photo by Evan Dennis via Unsplash There are days when inspiration drips from the corners of my mind, when ideas crowd around and argue about which one came first, when I can type [...]

When the Taxi Driver Asked Me if I’d Seen the Movie About the Taxi Driver Killing Everyone

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

A bizarre thing can happen at night when I get called out to a strange area, drop that person off, then get another call 15 or 20 minutes further away from home, take that person [...]

The Autistic Iraqi Boy in the Hospital Bed, and the Song He Sang – The Iraq Journals, Part 4

May 11th, 2017|4 Comments

I sat on a small stool in between two hospital beds. There were maybe twelve beds in the boys' hospital ward, which was actually a sturdy, huge, permanent tent. The tent was in the middle [...]

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