From K-B and Friends


Things My Parents Taught Me

By Kit-Bacon Gressitt
  1. Food is comfort. Spoon bread and creamed chipped beef, caviar and cream cheese, and Charles Potato Chips are known to heal broken hearts, disconsolate souls, and evacuated wombs.
  2. Tithe. It’s a loving thing to do. Particularly if your gift goes toPlanned Parenthood. Just don’t bring it up at family gatherings.

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What Women Do

By Penny Perry

Red headed, bank teller Patsy, dress heels,
bugles Poppies, lupines, tugs me into a twilight
of new green leaves and sweet sage.


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Impressions of the USA

By Cong Tran

Cong Tran paid his first visit to the United States in 2007, an invited guest at the memorial service for author and Pulitzer Prize winning Vietnam War correspondent David Halberstam.


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Oklahoma City Bombing: Speak Tenderly to the City

An annual remembrance of the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995

By Kit-Bacon Gressitt

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

Some of you have succumbed to the propagandized image of the “Muslim terrorist”—even some of you who are pretty darn progressive. What image comes to mind when you hear the word “terrorist”?


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Author Feature: Danielle Mages Amato

Author of The Hidden Memory of Objects

By Kit-Bacon Gressitt

Behind the hazel eyes and engaging laugh of young adult fiction author Danielle Mages Amato bubbles a bright and imaginative mind. And from that internal kettle, the debut author and North Park resident has percolated a fascinating mystery with a dash of the paranormal, “The Hidden Memory of Objects.”


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