Jason Peters

“Centered on Their Own Community”

April 24, 2014

So says Michael W. Hannon of the Norbertines at St. Michael’s Abbey.

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Give Me the Local Color

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Ingham County, MI

If you’ll stop watching Friends and start making them, if you’ll turn down the volume on the purveyors of voluminous but distant and useless news, if you’ll ignore the Technicolor coverage of unlocal stories, you’ll discover that

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The Foal of an Ass, A Crown of Thorns, and 80 Linear Feet of Base Shoe

BASE-shoe April 15, 2014

I’m cheaper than I am smart.

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Let the Liberal Arts Die

April 15, 2014

Everything we are as persons can be expressed in terms of production and commodification.

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The New Briar Patch Puts All in Doubt

briarpatch April 8, 2014

You’d have to call this job rebarbative.

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Peter Mathiessen, RIP

April 8, 2014

He was a prose writer of immense talent.

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Recovering Bliss From the Conditions of Disaster

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AM radio shouts at me, first the nut-jobs on the right, then the nut-jobs on the left.

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What is Wrong With the Front Porch?

front-porch-attitude March 25, 2014

Let’s be honest: the posts are terrible.

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Another Reason to Love this Small Town

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“Support your local Muslim,” she says to me brightly.

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Goodness, Like a Fetter

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Son of a . . . What the . . . Holy . . . !

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Of Tiles and Lights and Projectile Vomit

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The eyes roll.

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Now is the Summer of Our Discontent

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Where’s my wanton ambling nymph?

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And Then Came the Castration Ceremony

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The ghost of Freud whizzes by me.

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Unrepatriation Ain’t Easy Either

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Ignorant posteriority has its price in the enterprise of repatriation.

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What Happened with the Prick Realtor

sold-sign January 29, 2014

The indignities mount.

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Shovel Your Own Damn Sidewalk!

January 25, 2014

Is nothing sacred?

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