Living Madly: The God of Doors

Living Madly: The God of Doors By Emilie-Noelle Provost One of my father-in-law’s favorite sayings was: There’s always the unexpected. No matter how carefully our plans are laid out, or how much we might want a particular thing to happen, or not, the possibility that something unforeseen will derail our desires…

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Joyeux Noël

Joyeux Noël (PIP #12) By Louise Peloquin A meeting takes place in the long rectangular room where jacks-of-all-printing trades feed linotypes with a cornucopia of lead letters. They are working on important December issues – important because the holidays bring an abundance of ads, important especially because local events, duly…

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“Use your tongue” (speak French)

“Use your tongue” (Speak French) By Louise Peloquin Before PIP #9, here’s a throwback on Thanksgiving 1944.  *********  L’Etoile November 22, 1944 Thanksgiving in times of war is different than that in times of peace. Let us be grateful for our victorious armies, for those who maintain their faith in…

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