Category Archives: race

White Trash Loser

1. Did you fart? Cuz you just blew me away. 2. Are yer parents retarded? Cuz ya sure are special. 3. My love fer you is like diarrhea. I just can’t hold it in. 4. Do you have a library card? Cuz I’d like to sign you out. 5. Is there a mirror in your […]

White Trash Test

The Halloween pumpkin on your front porch has more teeth than your spouse. You let your twelve-year-old daughter smoke at the table in front of her kids. You’ve been married three times and still have the same in-laws. You think a woman who is “out of your league” bowls on a different night. Jack Daniel’s […]

Tar In The Blood

My father’s side of the family arrived on the the Mayflower. They were Howlands. My Irish Nana sailed on a ship a deck above steerage in the Year of the Crow. She was 14. In 1966 my parents enrolled my name in the ranks of The Sons of Colonial Wars and Mayflower Descendants. As an […]

AX IN HAND by Peter Nolan Smith

My mother had spent her honeymoon on Bermuda. Every winter my parents had vacationed in the Caribbean and each July my father rented a Harwichport cottage for a week. My mother loved the ocean. On summer weekends they loaded his six children into the Ford Station wagon for a drive to the beach. Massachusetts had […]

America Now Same As Ever

Today is an important day in the American holiday calendar marking the birth of Martin Luther King Jr., who fought the forces of racism, saying, “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Sadly the forces of hatred ended the peacemaker’s life in Memphis. I would like to […]