The Sun Also Rises

“Oh, Jake,’ Brett said, “we could have had such a damned good time together.” Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly pressing Brett against me. “Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it pretty to think so?” —From The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway When I was […]

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Why you should have sex with your husband tonight

It took you 2 hours to get the kids to sleep. There were glasses of water fetched, imaginary flies pretend swatted, three stories read and everyone was tucked in—begrudgingly.  But not for long.  Because then there was the crying and screaming (you) and the ultimatums (them).  The bribes. Empty threats were made and finally, they […]

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