storms pass

After what seemed like an eternity of gloom, the sun returned today and I was glad. I needed those gray days more than I can tell you in this space, but was also feeling ready for a bit of sunlight to break through. Let the rain fall when it comes. Live there, dwell in wicked…

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untidy

In response to the recent terror attacks, I remarked to a friend… I can’t human today. Their reply: Look for the good. A few hours later, I read a tweet from Elizabeth Gilbert saying “…Remain human.” It was a comfort to be reminded that I’m not special, that others also feel they “can’t human” when…

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what you wanna do

When I was in college one of my three part-time jobs was at a bar. Cocktail waitress. It was loud and crowded. Smoky and a bit shabby…more than once I was groped by drunk patrons (gross, I know). I worked there because I could make enough $$ that I only had to work two shifts…

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with all my heart

I took this picture 2 days before we got the news about Robin Williams. I was getting ready to have a very busy August and fully expecting there would be stressful times in the following weeks. It ended up being worse than I thought it was going to be and I tried to post about…

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