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Risen Apes: Stirring the Ashes

Risen Apes: Stirring the Ashes

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Stirring the Ashes,” Park talks about pot growing and cartooning, and his friend Mungo Jerry.

Risen Apes: Fortunate Son

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Fortunate Son,” Park talks about his family and ponders why they missed his wedding back in 1977. 

Risen Apes: Secret Sauce

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Secret Sauce,” Park encounters funny characters, talks prescription drugs, and gets drugs in Mexico.

Risen Apes: Ask a Mexican

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Ask a Mexican,” Park talks about attending the final NFL football game of the regular season between the Seahawks and 49ers.

Risen Apes: Pushing the Envelope

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Pushing the Envelope,” Park talks about Wang’s blinding word processor monitors, earthquakes, and a hook shot free throw.

Risen Apes: Action Jackson

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Action Jackson,” Park ponders modes of travel, people imprisoned by screens, and memorizing eulogies.

2019 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

Another year in the books. The Big Smoke America is now four years old and has published over 1,700 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2019.

Risen Apes: Teacher’s Pet

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Teacher’s Pet,” Park pays tribute to all the wonderful teachers who have helped him along the way.

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