Monthly Archives: September 2014

Get back on the couch

I’m irritable these days, and stupid people are really getting on my nerves. I finally figured out an idiot-repellant phrase for them: “Stay there on the couch, at least it keeps you out of the way”. Call me bitchy, but … Continue reading

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Crazy

I finally found a good female psychiatrist when I hit 34. I’d seen many shrinks, along with a lot of psychologists, counselors, and therapists by that time, but they were mostly men, and of course that never worked as well … Continue reading

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Men get abused too

I see a lot of couples that are getting married (I don’t make wedding cakes anymore, with rare, expensive exception). It’s awful to see how abusive some people are to each other. That’s your chosen life partner, and that’s how … Continue reading

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Spaceships

I came across this parked on the street when I was biking one night. No idea what it is, but I’d guess art car/Burning Man vehicle. I live in a very funny town. I love being surrounded by “freaks” doing … Continue reading

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Chemical combinations

I missed deadline today, but my editor was very cool about it. I’m so exhausted that I can barely keep my eyes open. I took the best nap ever, and then dragged my sleepy ass out of bed. Days of … Continue reading

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Just a dream

It’s wild that my little brother is all grown up with a child of his own now. I still feel over protective, but he’s grown into a strong, healthy adult. I know he has massive struggles too though. The whole … Continue reading

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Russian cake

Some edgy young Russian guys told me that I needed to try Russian cake, and how it was so much different. They were right. The cake I tried was life-changingly delicious. I love our cakes, but they are definitely American … Continue reading

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Sparkle party

I got a little time on the dance floor- it was heavenly. I’m not usually a party person, unless it’s an art party or a dinner party. The notable exceptions have been: The “Pray For Rain” party that my kayaking … Continue reading

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Art is everywhere

I just went to see an exhibit covering art created by Japanese Americans in American internment camps during World War II. The resilience of the human spirit is a phenomenal thing. Especially given that so many wounds are viciously inflicted … Continue reading

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Dating for black sheep

Dating is brutal and it makes me feel old and cynical. The inner voice that gets all sarcastic and says “Sure, that won’t end badly.” Uh huh. I’m not friends with many of the dudes I’ve dated. I’ve picked some … Continue reading

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