Sun Jan 08, 2006

Exotic Premonition

Fargo.
How in the... did I end up here anyway?
I remember in 1st grade back at Jefferson Elementary in Duluth, Minnesota- Mrs. Aho's Class. I was sitting in the back row with Jennifer Taylor and Jodi Slinger and we were going over the map of the United States in class. I asked Jennifer where she wanted to live someday.
"Montana" she said.
My eyes traced the route on the map from Duluth west, across Minnesota, across North Dakota, and over to Montana.
"Why?" I asked. More...

11:02 pm

Fri Nov 16, 1984

Squirrel Killer

I returned to Fargo in the winter of 1986, a member of the Duluth Central High...team, we were coming out for a tournament at Concordia College... something I loved to do: argue. I listened to what coach Jack Armstrong had to say... In my first year I invited David Schramm to cross-town rival, Denfeld... my partner Corey Stewart and I... against Denfeld’s Eric Rapp, like Potsy and Ralph the Malph and I was was eager to quash them in front of Dave. Squirrel Killers is a book of... he actually read one piece that was in FAVOR of enterprise zones!” I turned to Corey and shrugged, embarrassed... all the great wars this country has fought, the Revolutionary war, the civil war, the world war 1, and the second one, too, and. some judges actually fell for... More...

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