Tag Archives: Life

Waking Up

It’s funny the things that you remember when you aren’t looking for them. I was getting ready for bed — collecting my phone and paperback book, slipping my flip-flops back on so I could take them off again next to … Continue reading

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Always Good

There are a few simple things in my life that are always good things.  A short list for my future remembering: Lego Rockband Sleep A Christopher Moore book Singing Purple toenail polish My own smile An excellent red microbrew Fishing … Continue reading

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Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the … Continue reading

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There’s a Hole in the Bucket

To those of you who are real people, I apologize for the earworm. To those who are about to leave me spam-bot comments, Fak Off. Today was an incredibly draining day.  It started out simply with waking up knowing that … Continue reading

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A huge Thank You to Dan over at Single Dad Laughing for an amazing piece. Stop.  Go.  Read. Be Real. ( … and while I haven’t made it all the way through his site yet, I could happily link everything … Continue reading

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Purple Banana

Lately that that tape has been playing in my head, you know the one (Doctor, everything’ll be all right … sorry, reflex) – the one loaded with every negative, bad, mean thing that anyone ever said to me?  I do … Continue reading

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I am feeling very funky today and do not know why. Luckily, I can say that this is aberrant; thank you, SNRI, hormones, and counseling.  And contrary to what might seem logical to someone who may be in a situation … Continue reading

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Today was not at all funny

Things I hate today: Floods Poverty Cancer Doctors Aging The look on my son’s face when I tell him I have to work. Lack of directions Tree limbs plummeting from the sky Summer The end of summer The anti-neighborhood of … Continue reading

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Less than zen

First and foremost, sorry I’ve been so quiet.  Y’all have been so patiently checking in, and I’ve been bizzzz-eeee with work and kid and summer and, ya know, stuff.  If I were here strictly for your entertainment value or for … Continue reading

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Sin by Association*(5)

I’m a Gmail user.  I was a fairly early Gmail user, having been invited by a much bigger nerd friend who was a really early Gmail user.  Since becoming a Gmail user, I’ve been really happy with the service, though … Continue reading

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