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Halloween Popcorn Balls

Halloween Popcorn Balls

We were the family on the block who laboriously made and distributed popcorn balls to trick-or-treaters at Halloween. During the years that we did it, nobody was talking about razor blades wickedly secreted in apples, and you never heard anyone brag about the house with factory-made candy: WE were the shizz. The only people who […]

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Why I box

Why I Box

I box in a suburban gym. Everything is branded “LA Boxing” in chirpy red and blue. The branding makes me think Hollywood weight loss, and in fact, most people are here to lose weight or get fit. It’s clean, carpeted, and full of sunshine most days. There are no cement floors, wooden pallets, musty lockers. […]

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