C.M.’s Newsletter

C.M. Steven
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Created 01 Dec 2020
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  • News and Notes From Around the Wednesday (09/29/21)
    30 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    (Photo: Brent Stirton/Getty Images) It’s a good day to be a member of cable news as it turns out that members of Congress had no idea what was happening outside of the Capitol Building on January 6th ...
  • The Metal Detector and the Center of the Earth (Pt. 1)
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    My wife, my lovely wife, went to the library and she came back with a metal detector. I asked her what book she got from the library and she said that she got a metal detector. “I’ve never heard of th...
  • News and Notes From Around the Wednesday (09/22/21)
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    (Photo: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters) It’s a good day to be a generalist as the UN is holding its annual assembly of general matters. Generally, it very much so matters that this meeting is held, however, la...
  • Papa and the Rudest Man
    21 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    As the fire roared in the stone arch and the children booped balloons to one another, I looked over at my husband and couldn’t help but remember the night that Papa had told us about the rudest man he...
  • News and Notes From Around the Wednesday (09/15/21)
    16 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    (Photo: Nina Westervelt/The New York Times) It’s a good day to be a fashionista as the Met Gala offered a stunning display of experimental cloth. This year, the theme was “American Independence.” Atte...
  • Sunny Sanibel and the Shimmering Sands
    13 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    They say that it rains every day in Florida, and for a brief moment, that may be true. My lover and I barrelled over ourselves into the Dodge Caravan, like two tumbleweeds exasperated from a long flig...
  • News and Notes From Around the Wednesday (09/08/21)
    09 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    (Photo: Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/Rex/Shutterstock) It’s a good day to be a social media influencer in Los Angeles as it turns out that someone might actually give a shit about what you do or wh...
  • My First Day of College
    07 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Tomorrow is my first day of college. Yep, the thing that they said was impossible, or, at least, that’s what they said when I was growing up. What they said when I was growing up was that if you didn’...
  • Dispatches From... Florida?
    05 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    If you haven't yet, please read my story published in this week's The Daily Drunk. Thanks! Yep, this week the ol’ newsletter is coming to you from the sunny state of Florida. As much as I love dispatc...
  • News and Notes From Around the Wednesday (09/02/21)
    02 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    (Photo: Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP/Shutterstock) It’s a good day to be a Phish fan (phan?) as the band played the third-longest jam of their career last night at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountainvi...
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