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end of the year: did we embrace?

If you were to sit me down in front of a shrink and have them examine the inner workings of my brain for things related to the topic of “it’s almost 2022,” I think it would take days and weeks and months to sort it all out. I just reread my first post of the […]

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school

I’ve been thinking about going back to school. I already went back and then stopped and now I’m thinking about it again. I stopped when I got sad and ran out of money. “New York, as it turns out, is very expensive, and I ran out of money.” – Pam, or me about school and […]

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thoughts on thanksgiving

I’m leaning into my grief. Welcome to me trying to do that more often in this space. This is what I know and I am not one to sugarcoat it. A friend of mine recently lost her grandma too and it has changed the way we can talk to each other. Because you tiptoe around […]

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April 17

This is the way things are meant to be: cluttered, wild, free. Messy. There’s an odd smell I can’t place. Maybe that weird blooming thing that everyone in this state knows, but i can’t remember the name.There’s a roaring mower two houses down and a quieter roar to my left. Carpenter bees getting all they […]

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A little more marriage

I felt so good finding that draft about marriage that I posted a few days ago that I had to keep it going. So I asked my friend, Kaitlin, to write a guest post for me. Enjoy! “Never go to bed angry.” “Don’t stop dating each other.” “Make time together a top priority.” “Let laughter […]