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I Don’t Work Cats In Restaurants

As I was leaving the gym this morning, walking to my car right around dawn, I overheard a snatch of conversation.  A guy about forty, looked like a firefighter perhaps, was talking with a young woman who was probably his daughter.  I didn’t catch what she said that preceded his remarks, but I heard him …

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Loving Poverty, for Fun and (Eventual) Profit

I have had the good fortune of being a member of four families in my life: the one I was born into, the Alwaan housing co-op we started in Austin in the 1970’s, Mama’s Homefried Truckstop in the 1980’s, and my current marvelous family.  When I say ‘family’, I’m talking about people who have to …

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