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No Remedy for Love Ch. 03

February 22, 2014 | separation | Permalink

The first time I returned to Bethlehem from college, that Christmas break so long ago, I’d felt that familiar as my parents’ house was, it was no longer my home, that I’d really only be a visitor from then on out, because my future lay elsewhere. I should have felt even more of an outsider [...]

No Remedy for Love Ch. 04

February 22, 2014 | separation | Permalink

A month had gone by since I’d been out to Garden City to pick up my stuff, and I still couldn’t find a good excuse to contact Thomas. Maybe a not-so-good excuse would have worked equally well, just as it had last time, but somehow I doubted it. We needed a chance to spend some [...]

No Remedy for Love Ch. 05

February 22, 2014 | separation | Permalink

Thomas and I had arranged to meet at JFK Thursday after work, in order to catch a late evening flight to Detroit. I had been making good time, but as Elaine famously said on Seinfeld, no one’s ever beaten the Van Wyck. After advancing about two sub-compact-sized car lengths in twenty minutes, I became paranoid [...]