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When a Window Closes, a Door Opens

Hi. Penelope here.  Let me tell you about my recent banking experience. My mom and I bank at Chase. My mom told me that about a thousand dog years ago, she wrote their ads. She thinks that’s why we are here. Wrong! It’s because I picked Chase. And it wasn’t because it’s located right in … Continue reading


For the past month we have been awakening to an eerie drone, much like the sound effects of a sci-fi movie. Its source is something alien-like. Cicadas. This strain has slept underground for 17 years. They emerged in May. Soon their shells, cicada versions of sleeping bags, were everywhere. Sprouting wings, the cicadas whirred from … Continue reading