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Stranger and Stranger

Sometimes I see an aspect of me I don’t understand. I see it in the post office when your eyes meet mine and I smile. You frown and look the other way. I suppose that being at the post office … Continue reading

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My Mom Was a Beatnik, and Used to Pretend to be Dead at the Bottom of the Stairs

We are cleaning Mom’s house and putting it up for sale. The ghosts in there haunt me. I see my mother’s feet and shoes underneath the dresses hanging in the closet and have to look twice. It’s so quiet there … Continue reading

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The Essence of My Procrastinated Time

I’m supposed to be writing a research paper on a subject called, “Narratology”. Ever heard of it?  I know I’ll feel much better once it’s out of the way, but I just can’t make myself do it, at the moment … Continue reading

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Into the Final Days and Counting

There was something about him that reminded me of the boy who slipped me a hand-written folded-up form with two boxes to choose from. I checked the box marked ‘yes’ with a dull pencil and handed it back. That was … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Lilac Garden

The last time my grandmother visited me was ten years ago around this time of year. She came to me in a dream. I was on the back porch of what looked like her home in Missoula. I sat on … Continue reading

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These Are the Days of Wild Naked Ladies

Bill and I have been engaged for one year and 6 days now. I found the ring at an antiques store. Funny thing about this particular antique store is that it used to be my place of employment, before it … Continue reading

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Snippets of a Cell Phone Diary

I just learned how to take my photos off of my cell phone. It is a very complicated procedure, and I don’t know why it has to be that way. Anyhow, it was fun to see the moments, objects and … Continue reading

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Early Winter Morning With HomeDog

A few weeks back, I stayed at my mom’s and found myself up with the sun. I hadn’t slept the night before. I rarely am able to sleep at my mom’s, don’t know why. But in the early light, the … Continue reading

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Happy New You

My mom used to tell me that whatever you are doing on New Year’s Eve is what you will be doing the whole year, so make certain you are with the ones you love and that you are wearing polka-dots. … Continue reading

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I’m Back, Maybe

These past months have been relentless, but I had found a few escapes from the realities that nip my toes. One was “Breaking Bad” and the other, I recently found after a brunch outing with a friend: it’s called Anthropologie. … Continue reading

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