Around Town

Of night crawlers, back alleys and a pizza slice of life

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Rob Azevedo 0
Next time I’m standing at a corner on Elm Street, sharing a slice of meat-lovers pizza and an orange soda with a homeless person on a Friday night talking about sports or family or about the missteps we’ve taken in life, I’m going to ask if they see more of a willingness from their fellow Mancunians to thumb a quarter their way, or slide a buck into a cup as they both look away. READ MORE
Granite State of Mind

Emotional horror show: Killer, the bee, and my brush with eternity

Friday, July 27, 2018 Rob Azevedo 0
Wyatt had his hustle on, so I gave chase. That didn’t last long. Five steps in I went to my knees, then my face went crashing into the grass. Thump!  Right on my nose, hands free. I was later told by a group of friends who were standing not far away, leaning against my newly rediscovered Dodge Dakota, that I stood up, took one step and face planted 207 pounds of Dad girth back into the earth.  READ MORE