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About what sandra thinks

Sandra is a writer, blogger, poet, artist, emotional disaster. She thinks far too much and sleeps far too little. Sandra lives in the Northeastern U.S. but dreams of an oceanfront home in Hawaii where she could learn to surf. She loves books, brutal honesty, coffee, and the color black. She hates insincerity, beer, whipped cream, and facebook. And she is uncomfortable talking about herself in the third person.

asleep.

In search of the elusive ‘solution‘ to the crushing feelings of sadness that creep up on me daily, I seem to have fallen into my own special fucked-up coping mechanism. Something unhealthy. You see, I have not wanted to admit … Continue reading

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random things. #4

I have over one hundred unread messages in my inbox. Again I’ve fallen insanely far behind. There is little hope of catching up. I’m sorry. I’m doing the best I can. My best just isn’t very good. I get overwhelmed … Continue reading

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birthday cake.

Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday. She is officially 11 years old now. If you follow me on instagram (which is not at all exciting), I posted about going out to dinner last night… which was delicious. I think I enjoyed … Continue reading

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then and now.

[I post this at the risk of showing my age. But I’ll never confirm anything so let’s just forget all about that right now. Thanks.] Let’s face it… this owl was kind of a dick. He totally stole that kid’s … Continue reading

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eleven things… plus pumpkins.

Today is Halloween. I haven’t written anything suitable lately, so I’ve decided to share something from long ago. From Nov 3, 2015, to be exact. But before I get to that, I’ll share a couple of pictures I took today … Continue reading

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this time. #poetry

I feel it starting to surface the sadness from inside Maybe it won’t ruin me at least not this time — [FYI: I’m sort of okay. I didn’t just write this. I’m still having writing issues. I found this in a … Continue reading

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random things. #3

I guess there really is activity in my brain. Although ‘real’ writing eludes me still… Dum-Dums has a special limited-edition flavor for fall. It’s apple cider and it’s amazing. Yes, I eat lollipops. Occasionally. It’s fall (depressing) and temps have … Continue reading

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in case you were wondering.

I cannot imagine anyone was actually wondering, but here’s an update on my back pain situation anyway. How about a (not so) brief history/recap? In October 2017 while at my yearly physical, I told my doc about my nagging lower … Continue reading

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