Monthly Archives: August 2018

Secret graffiti

I love when restaurants or bars paint chalkboard paint on the bathroom walls and leave a bowl of chalk. A few just paint their walls white and leave a tray of markers out. The comments are what you would expect … Continue reading

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Those curves

Of all the impractical, time sucking, money sucking projects I could get into, a 1956 Studebaker truck restoration is a fantastic one. I love it so much, have a zillion ideas for a different engine and how the whole thing … Continue reading

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Wearing your colors

Finally now I’m putting together the harem of boyfriends that I’ve wanted. It would take one pretty goddamn spectacular man to inspire me to surrender my independence, and that hasn’t happened. Instead, I am gathering a bunch of them to … Continue reading

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Always safe and sound

This week was a bloody, gory, stressful run at the hospital. At one point the ER tech and I are looking at each other like is there a full moon or what? Crazy shit. Heartbreaking shit. You really see how … Continue reading

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The letters after your name

How funny that my first class is psychology. I feel like I should already have at least an honorary psychology degree – isn’t that how it works, after you’ve seen so many counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, doctors, ad nauseum, … Continue reading

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Monday morning

Sometimes reconnecting with an old friend can provide valuable insight and powerful grounding. I had breakfast this morning with one of my dearest friends from high school, and the conversation reminded me of some important lessons about life, humanity, and … Continue reading

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Dick-tation

I finally met somebody promising. He’s smart, international, and interesting to talk to. Then we sat down under a beautiful arch of jasmine, it was a gorgeous summer night, he ran his hands through my hair, and the next thing … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Hunt

Finding them usually takes a lot of hiking through the woods up in the mountains in late summer. With the risk of bears and bees, we always had to wear long pants and long sleeves – not that great on … Continue reading

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The spiky inhale

The depression is back, and I could list the reasons why, but it doesn’t change the reality of living with it. The sensation of each breath being a spiky scratch of pain, regret, and the deepest sorrow – all unnecessary, … Continue reading

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Winds over water

And then the waves come back, and all I can see is blue. And still no you. SOTD Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey

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