Tag Archives: S.M. Park

Risen Apes: Pushing the Envelope

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.

Risen Apes: Long and Winding Road

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Long and Winding Road,” Park talks about the realities of living a longer life than most, and attempting sobriety early on.

Risen Apes: Back Story

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Back Story,” Park is stymied by the identity of whoever delivered him a sweet gift, and more tales involving Ned Gumbo.

Risen Apes: Grudge Match

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Grudge Match,” Park talks about his brother Joe. Joe passed away a decade ago and S.M. gave him a fitting eulogy.

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