Today

Today

When I’m not writing I think about the things I want to remember, by writing them, but when I’m writing, I can’t remember the things I didn’t want to forget.     I have grown to hate writing because it doesn’t “give me anything” because…

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(Career) (Change)

(Career) (Change)

When I left teaching, I supported myself with my retirement money, but didn’t save and didn’t plan well for what to do when it was gone. It was the first time I had ever had MONEY and NO RESPONSIBILITIES. I learned who I was and…

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BEAUTY FROM JANUARY

BEAUTY FROM JANUARY

<books> How Emotions Are Made by Lisa Feldman Barret People feel depressed when they fall short of their own ideals, but when they fall short of a standard set by others, they feel anxious. Even when you feel no sense of agency when experiencing emotion,…

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In Honor of Orlando

In Honor of Orlando

(June 16th, 2012, thoughts following the tragedy) I’m fragile today, as all of us are. I’ve thought a lot about the victims and the people they loved and the people who loved them and how this is effecting the entire LGBT community as well as…

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Six Books That Silenced The Internal Screaming, For Me

Six Books That Silenced The Internal Screaming, For Me

I disagree with 9 out of 10 of the life-lessons I was taught in my formative years. I was raised in a fundamental, biblical literalist, born-again Christian household by a single mother. I was an only child and I was an only daughter, which led…

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CATHERINE:2017

CATHERINE:2017

You may have watched Jenny Slate and Dean Fleisher Camp’s webseries CATHERINE: A STORY IN 12 PARTS when it first came out in 2013 like I did, but I HIGHLY SUGGEST you rewatch it now. Re-experiencing this in the midst of turmoil and madness and…

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A Lesson on Narcissism with Your Host, Russell Brand.

A Lesson on Narcissism with Your Host, Russell Brand.

In this conversation with Charlot Duboc, Russell Brand reveals himself as a borderline vicious narcissist. Their conversation is so chock-full of subtle yet blatant narcissistic behavior, that the only way to accurately address all of it is to break it down minute by minute, which…

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Impromptu Interview With My Parents At Souplantation

Impromptu Interview With My Parents At Souplantation

ME: What do you think happens when people are given “too much” freedom? DONNA: They can go wild. Are you talking about children or citizens? DAD: How do you define freedom? ME: How about if I rephrase it: What can be the danger of being…

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Come

Come

“Come, Nibiru, come.” The timid seeker rolled down his window so that there’d be a chance that some one or thing would hear his murmuring, which even on the dead streets at night, was barely carrying. If the sound of his words at least reached…

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Harry Potter and Text-Based Tantrums

Harry Potter and Text-Based Tantrums

If you read the things I write on here, some of this will be redundant, but I’m realizing a lot of new things about my life. I’ve written some about what a heavy kid I was–my outlook on life was life is hard, the world…

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