Stories tagged rodeo

Assay the Assail

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No one is a Puritan under all that powder!

Arbitrary Dilettante

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Every damned time we came back to Richland County, I told JuneBug to just do whatever she had to do but to leave me and Skeeter out of it. And every goddamned time, we ended up somewhere like this, the two sisters hook-armed and conspiratorial, and Skeete

Chicken on a Wire

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Brady's mouth is dry and his heart is in his throat. The fear is palpable and he feels like he's jumping right out of his own skin. Then he remembers to breathe. Breathing is the only way he's found to handle the fear before it becomes an insurmountable f

Chicken on a Wire

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Brady's mouth is dry, his heart's in his throat and he's jumping out of his skin. The fear is a living thing unwinding like a serpent from the base of his spine. Then he remembers to breathe. Breathing is the only way he's found to handle fear before it becomes…

The Rodeo of Doom (Excerpt)

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Today is the last day of the semester. It also marks the end of my tenth year as what is referred to as an adjunct, an appendage, a necessary but unidentifiable tentacle in the College of Architecture at Andreas Tangen University in Los Angeles.