Category Archives: life

holiday busyness.

I have been busy. I blame Christmas. Or I credit Christmas, depending on my perspective at any given moment. I’m tired. I feel stressed… burnt out. But I don’t feel hopelessly bored and scared and useless. Well, not entirely, anyway. It feels like … Continue reading

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I have officially started…

… my Christmas list. You know, because I’ve been such a good girl this year. [Yeah, I can’t keep a straight face either.] Gift request #1: Stay tuned for more. Only 32 shopping days left. Plan accordingly.   ©2018 what … Continue reading

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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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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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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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hello.

Hi friends. Remember me? Forgive me for disappearing. It has been ten days since my last post…  I’ve had a lot going on while at the same time I’ve not had enough going on. Explain that? I don’t think I … Continue reading

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