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Personal History

Or, The Pound Cake Madeleine

Me, my mother, and Nana — 1978. Photo by Gus Eden.

2020 in Review

Brad’s Best of 2020

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A pair of locked handcuffs on a table.
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A long-time reader demystifies the selection process.

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