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Crying at Walgreens

“Woah, money won’t do the trick, but it will help. Still, we won’t need it to turn things around.” -The Avett Brothers When I was twenty-four and pregnant with Luke, I supplemented my crap teaching salary by working after school in a … Continue reading

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Good to You

“We were together. I forget the rest.”¬†-Walt Whitman¬† We have been in school for two months now and it feels like a year already. Two months without drawing or writing or baking. Two months of chasing in a city that … Continue reading

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Lopsided Firecracker

Some weeks are shitty and this one has not ended yet. When I went to sleep last Monday night (a Monday that was supposed to be my one and only, much coveted personal day, but was instead wasted with a … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Dumbed down and numbed by time and age. Your dreams that catch the world the cage. The highway sets the traveler’s stage. All exits look the same.” -The Avett Brothers, I and Love and You I had the worst insomnia … Continue reading

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Whatever, 3 x 3

So it has been five hours since my last post. My life since then: Met friend, drank iced coffee in the blazing heat, while she let me brainstorm lofty ideas while I got a sunburn. Ran into former colleague and … Continue reading

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Fine for Alaska

I killed an hour by watching Celebrity Wife Swap. Bristol Palin vs. Melissa Rivers. Melissa eats moose, Bristol fake-produces the Fashion Police. Turns out that watching this was not a complete waste of time because when Bristol Palin meets Joan … Continue reading

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Officially Untangled. Hello Summer.

School ended June 14th. I pulled out of the parking lot with a giant THANK THE LORD sigh and since then (I realize I haven’t written at all) I have been letting my head untangle the year, piece by piece, … Continue reading

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The Un-Doing, Let’s Begin

During a high school Spring, I went to Racine, Wisconsin with my paternal grandmother to fill up jugs of fresh spring water from a well. I recall telling her that I would like to die in springtime. She gasped at … Continue reading

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