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A fine state of affairs

I think about dating again and I just can’t. I’ve had too many horrific other things happen to me by men in my past, and it’s more than I can bear – at the moment – to have to go … Continue reading

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7000 words

My ex-fiance used to¬† mock me for claiming to be a writer, but not ever writing. He didn’t understand and I never wanted to explain, even if I’d had the words back then. Even now I struggle, still have those … Continue reading

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Mangy guardian angel

The veil is supposedly thin at this time of year, and perhaps that’s why my dreams have been so strange and intense lately. Not bad or scary, just active, and emotionally intense. I wake up exhausted but kind of refreshed, … Continue reading

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Out of the darkness walk

I signed up for the Out of the Darkness walk this year. When I struggle to get out of bed, when all seems lost, hopeless, agonizingly painful in a completely isolated kind of way and I think I can’t bear … Continue reading

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The rise of global mafia

The worst part about the global mafia and wealthy elite making ever more greedy, naked, violent pushes for money and power, is that billions of people are deprived of the opportunities to live up to their full potential, and we … Continue reading

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Trail running

Scrubbing dirt and gravel out of wounds was not how I meant to spend vacation time. A little run through some beautiful Vermont woods seemed like a great idea to reduce stress. We all know that exercise hugely helps to … Continue reading

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Soul mates

My superpower is the manifestation of instant karma. It rarely fails; I mess up somehow, and the universe ensures that instantly I’m forced to confront and intimately reckon with my mistake. On the unusual occasion that it doesn’t happen like … Continue reading

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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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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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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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