Monthly Archives: July 2016

A White Man on a White Horse and Other Republican Sightings

In Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece Waiting for Godot, the two main characters, Vladimir and Estragon, occupy a space that appears to exist without them, even as they dominate the scene. Throughout the two-act play, the men oscillate between confusion and inertia, … Continue reading

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Half Hugs and Unopened Gifts

This week, I went to this place where I started singing karaoke on Thursdays. I know most of the faces there now, but not the names. I saw one robust older woman whose refined manner and generous smile reminds me … Continue reading

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