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Alternatives

My Lyft driver tonight was remarking with envy on my single, childless life. Marriage can be hard, and kids are expensive; no matter how wonderful they are or aren’t, there’s the physical struggle of being able to afford all the … Continue reading

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I love airplane noise

I miss the touch and go strip and Navy airplanes overhead. I love silence too, but there’s nothing as cool as the auditory representation of humans being able to fly in what sounds like muscle cars in the sky. Fighter … Continue reading

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Heaven isn’t enough

What happens when threats of hell and promises of heaven are no longer enough to inspire good behavior in societies? Religions have huge problems, but some of the basic tenets are vital – they’re different versions of rules for humans … Continue reading

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Down to your soul

I bought some art today; a tiny painting by a local artist who has a fascinating way with color and form. His style wildly stimulates my imagination, with images I couldn’t ever have dreamed up but completely love. Even better, … Continue reading

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Insomnia, Part 12,864

Holy crap I’ve crashed so hard this time that I feel debilitated by it – it’s affecting everything. Is it the sugar, the time of year, the lack of family, a vitamin deficiency, early menopause – WTF? I can’t sleep … Continue reading

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Impossibly wrecked

I know a lot of people are like me – living paycheck to paycheck, with nothing to fall back on in case of seriously illness or injury. Luckily my housing situation is wonderful and amazing, but I could theoretically get … Continue reading

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But that kiss

There are moments in life where you have physical contact with another human and it sears you to the bone, sometimes dropping you to your knees. Those moments of energy exchange that are so intense, you remember them forever. What … Continue reading

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219

I printed out the rough draft of my very first complete manuscript; how thrilling beyond words to see the stack of paper, all 219 pages. I don’t care that it’s rough in a zillion ways, and that now it’s time … Continue reading

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CBD FTW

How exciting that hemp is finally legal to grow – I dream of being a hemp farmer sometimes. Hemp is an exquisite plant, with an amazing number of uses. I’m hoping the U.S. finally goes into producing hemp in a … Continue reading

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Warm cookies in bed

Having an idealist and introverted nature is challenging when working in public healthcare. Today I finally admitted that I don’t feel up to it and I called in sick and made cookies instead. I sat around drinking hot chocolate and … Continue reading

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