The Shakerite

3/15 My Crutches Are No Longer Separate Entities

Marcia Brown, Columnist

March 16, 2013

Recently, I've noticed a trend. I tend to leave my crutches in rather hazardous places. As much as I try not to put them where people will trip, people somehow always manage to get there foot stuck on them. Maybe it's just the...

2/22 The Pity Card

Marcia Brown, Columnist

March 4, 2013

I stood in line at the grocery store. I hobbled forward on my crutches reaching out for one of my favorite magazines. I won't say which one because it might condemn me forever in your eyes. Anyways, as I flipped through the glossy...

2/20 The Social Lives of the Inanimate

Marcia Brown, Columnist

February 21, 2013

The social lives of Phyllis, Sammy and Timmy are escalating quickly. Phyllis is my boot--I think she's pretty notorious now. Sammy and Timmy are my crutches; their names are a more recent acquisite. We're almost like a family!...

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