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A Tight-Sphinctered Response to A Novel in Seven Stories

My colleague Julie Nichols’ new book Pigs When They Straddle the Air (Zarahemla Books, 2016) kept disturbing my sleep last night. The interlocking stories have great characters, many of whom are Mormons: lesbian Mormons, straight Mormons, polygamous Mormons, energy directing Mormons, criminal Mormons, … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons and Changing Names

The last geometries of winter:   And the brilliant flowers of spring. First the dogtooth violet (obvious how it got its canine name): And then, when it’s open, it becomes a glacier lily (it really is a lily, and not a … Continue reading

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