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Living an Optimal Life: Initiatives of a Leader

Living an optimal life is essential for me. As an educator and mentor, I work to help my students not think as I do but find her own truth. Not create “alternative facts”, but live authentically and in peace with herself.   Continue reading Living an Optimal Life: Initiatives of a Leader

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Skate Jebus

Skate Jebus

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Operation Wolf

creative non-fiction by Jason Lippert, 2016

It’s 1988. I’m 16 and male. My hair is long, feathered a la Van Halen, left ear pierced twice. I can only wear hooks or hoops in the second piercing, it’s too close to the cartilage and studs are too tight. The stud in the first piercing is cubic zirconia. I didn’t give it back when I broke up with one of my girlfriends. I live in a 14’ by 39’ trailer, situated in a dusty, despair-filled trailer park in North Las Vegas, where more than one barefoot woman in cut off shorts and a sweaty tank-top spends the day leaning on her aluminum door frame, pulling hard on cigarettes with one eye closed, grimacing against the smoke, the sun, and the future.

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