Fairbanks is a town that calls itself a city. There’s old Fairbanks and new Fairbanks. Old Fairbanks is the Immaculate Conception church by the river and the Sears where mothers smoked while picking bonnets for their newborns, the Foodland supermarket and the downtown full of drunks, the abortion clinic with their weekly protest, a wave […]
How strange to be ordinary.
You’re probably wondering where the plot is in this story. Don’t worry. It’s around here somewhere. I haven’t misplaced it. It’ll come around sometime. People love April because the snow finally starts leaving and you see the hint of a budding leaf on a tree as you walk by. Earth day is in April and […]
smope smōp/ verb: smope; 3rd person present:smopes; past tense: smoped; past participle: smoped; gerund or present participle: smoping 1. To smoke and mope simultaneously. “Jayne sits on the porch smoping while loud music plays inside” “Bill smoped outside the workplace after getting fired.” synonyms: ruminate and drag, chain smoking hot mess, obsess with each inhale, mull puff […]