Monthly Archives: November 2014

Gratitude part 2

I’m also grateful for lavender, sweater tights, gingerbread, delicious food, wine, dinner with friends, good equipment, stretching, sparkling cider with pomegranate, curry, Bach, glitter, apricot oil, sewing machines, USB cords, cell phones, swimming in clear mountain lakes, nude beaches, Club … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Since it’s the time of the autumn harvest parties, I decided that I needed to make a list of what I’m thankful for. Here’s the short list in no particular order: cake, art, sex, love, family, friends, community, education, books, … Continue reading

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Running through the gray

Winter weather means I will soon have to switch to the boring but dependable treadmill. I appreciate them, but there’s nothing like an outdoor run. I’m learning to love the steep hills around my house; you are either going up … Continue reading

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A stitch in time

This is how I feel sometimes- Like these stitches that are attempting to fix my favorite pair of jeans. There’s clearly a scar there, and they will never be the same. On the other hand, the scar adds some interesting … Continue reading

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Salute to “Love Rocks”

I just read an article about a woman who started a similar project to what I work on (The Cupcake Protocol), but for the most heartbreaking of reasons. She puts a little piece of heart shaped fabric on rocks, and … Continue reading

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Lightning bolts

Yikes, I think I just got a gig as a DJ, and I haven’t played anything besides a jukebox since I left college radio. All those records that are just sitting there gathering dust. I think I can see dressing … Continue reading

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Echoes

I went to see Maya Lin give a talk, and it was completely inspiring. She designed the Vietnam Veterans memorial in Washington DC, and her current Confluence project is epic and glorious. I got in on a media pass, the … Continue reading

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The feral moon

This song ¬†on my playlist today goes way back to a cheesy 80s movie, and it kind of sums up how that last damn dude pushed my buttons. Luckily, I had an epiphany and I now feel like something new … Continue reading

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We interrupt this broadcast…

I’m a casual member of the local ARES group (which stands for amateur radio emergency services) and I got a couple of alarming messages tonight. They were alerts sent out from the USGS in D.C., warning of increased local volcanic … Continue reading

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Interpreters

Trying to be a reporter is a massive challenge. I realize that I am so shy still- the social anxiety rears up and I can barely speak and only stupid shit comes out. That’s when I need a translator who … Continue reading

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