Category Archives: Me

Waiting to Bloom

Spring appears to have arrived everywhere but my yard. My neighbor’s tree is blooming. I don’t know what kind of tree it is. It is just big and beautiful and makes me happy. The whole neighborhood is full of color … Continue reading

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Why Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

This is not the diatribe of a bitter, single female who hates hearts and red roses. I choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day wholeheartedly even though I have spent every single one of mine alone. Though I would prefer for you to keep the roses to yourself.

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As hard as I pushed, nothing happened. I tried all the little tricks we had learned over the past 3 years, but this time they didn’t work. I was stuck, trapped in the lobby at work. All thanks to a … Continue reading

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Yesterday morning, I woke up feeling brittle, as if the least little tap would send a spider web of cracks racing across my surface. I wish I could say that it has never happened before, but that wouldn’t be true. … Continue reading

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A Little Misunderstanding

It was a simple misunderstanding. I went to Big Lots because you never know what you are going to find. And after my day spent dealing with bankers, I needed an adventure. Even if it were just of the discount, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Black. I wore black today. It might not seem quite as festive as your red, white and blue color coordinated outfit, but it seemed more appropriate. It was a small thing. The choice of which shirt to wear. A 15 … Continue reading

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Red Lips

My grandmother taught me that you always need earrings and red lipstick in order to leave the house. Tonight my lips are red, but it isn’t from bright red lipstick. You see, Crystal Light Fruit Punch is my new passion. It … Continue reading

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How Are You?

Fine. Busy. Good. If we stripped away our standard answers and had to dig deeper for new ones, what would we say? It might take a few minutes to figure it out. It is a pretty sad commentary on our … Continue reading

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Jealous of Matt Wertz

I miss my friend Evie, and it’s all Matt Wertz’s fault. Monday night, I spent a little time researching music on the internet. Ok, so you could also say that I was playing around on YouTube but researching music sounds … Continue reading

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Ode to Being Too Loud

Poem about being too loud Continue reading

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