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Entries from April 27th, 2014

“Town and Country and Back Again”

April 27th, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · 2 Comments · General, Thoughts

I don’t know about you, but I had myself a very nice, down-home, Norman Rockwellesque type of Easter back at my family’s home in Michigan. Ham, egg hunt, family members both embraced and avoided — the whole nine yards, really. That was that, and then there were my forays into Detroit. In two days, I went […]

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Spring / Summer Plans

April 16th, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · 1 Comment · General, Thoughts

Though I definitely feel too old for it, I’m extra grateful for spring break this year. A solid two weeks off class at just the right time – seems like everybody’s feeling the burn this time around. I’m going back to home to metro Detroit in just a couple hours, to see family, recoup, and read […]

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New Story / Scamtrak

April 8th, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · 1 Comment · Beautiful Words, General, New Work, Thoughts

                So, I wanted to put this up a while back, but was thinking about submitting it to a few journals, or using it for my Amtrak Residency application. Did you hear about that, that Amtrak was offering free cross-country train rides to aspiring writers? It sounded pretty sexy, until word about the fine print […]

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Update / Guess Who’s Getting Published?

April 6th, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · 2 Comments · General, Thoughts

                Long time no see, eh? Hope you’ve been well – I know I have. It smells like spring today in Fort Greene Brooklyn; I’m at Red Lantern Bicycles (a coffee / bike shop) and Myrtle Ave is positively hopping. I have, for the first time in a long time (ever, maybe?) no complaints. That’s […]

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