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She couldn’t just get a T-shirt…

“Have you heard from your sister lately?” I asked James last week. He smiled sheepishly. “You’re not going to like it,” he said. Jail, was my first thought. His Europe-jaunting sister Katie is in jail. Midnight Express, Turkish prison. Or … Continue reading

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Tattoos: out of the closet and in your face

My uncle, ex-Navy, had a tattoo. I can’t remember exactly what it was because, as a child, I was too busy being terrified of him. No doubt it was something traditionally maritime, like a mermaid or an anchor or scurvy. … Continue reading

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