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2004 Stories by Michelle Martinez

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  • Get Punked

    published November 25, 2004

    We doubt our mater knows the word "punk." If it is in her vocabulary, it surely appears only when preceded by the words "some little... More >>

  • Motor Away

    published November 18, 2004

    As exciting as it may be to have the engine of your vehicle rumbling between your legs instead of safely tucked away under the hood, we'd like... More >>

  • Good Girls

    published September 30, 2004

    Our first set of wheels was a trailer house. The "good plates" were the coated rather than the single-ply paper plates. New school clothes meant a... More >>

  • Wild West

    published September 2, 2004

    The sun was beatin' down hotter than a hog wearing wool when the Hopwood Gang rode into town. The streets were deserted. The townsfolk knew when... More >>

  • Macabre Midway

    published July 22, 2004

    Welcome to the land of rusty poles and panels, hastily assembled to dangle you hundreds of feet in the air. Only careful maneuvering will keep you... More >>

  • Extreme Estrogen

    published May 13, 2004

    It is common knowledge that girls rule and boys drool. Also, while boys go to Jupiter to get more stupider, girls go to Mars to get more candy... More >>

  • Motor Away

    published May 6, 2004

    Generally, we think Houston is yucky. Not that this stems from any Texas metropolitan area rivalry, but Houston has always seemed overcrowded and... More >>

  • Ghosts, Writers

    published April 8, 2004

    We're not really superstitious. Anyone of intelligence understands a rabbit's foot won't bring you good luck. Nor will a four-leaf clover or an... More >>

  • Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    published March 11, 2004

    "There's no shame in it," we've said over and over. "Women will still find you attractive," we've stated, with an assuring grin. And occasionally... More >>

  • Banned Books

    published January 29, 2004

    If you don't know the name J.K. Rowling, we want to know which spider hole you've been living in. It won't have been in Bulgaria, Croatia, the... More >>

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