Jeff McLaughlin

Jeff McLaughlin was born in Nebraska, raised in South Carolina, and lives in Minnesota with his family. This is his first published piece. He made the final edits to this piece during a turbulent flight, which was equally ironic and alarming.

Something Simple

By Jeff McLaughlin

No single man can make a pencil. It takes separate and distinct efforts to extract the wood, shape it, ship it, mine metal, refine it, create graphite, apply yellow paint, […]