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The specialist

“This city,” the general says, “Has been around since the 80s.” He lifts and drops his heavy boots on the desk; lets them land carelessly with a THUNK on a pile of manila folders stamped CLASSIFIED.       “Back then, there … Continue reading

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What’s Up, Buttercup?

Life lately has felt like a mad rush. The finish line is a pretty shitty one where we all cross bewildered and exhausted and I can’t stop thinking about how eventually turning to dust is something I will never be … Continue reading

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Rationalization

I was driving on Broadway and came to a red light next to a bank. The words “Deposit a check with your phone!” flashed across its sign and it made me think about just how far technology has come in … Continue reading

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On Bullying

http://abcnews.go.com/US/parents-alleged-rebecca-sedwick-cyberbully-blame-facebook-hack/story?id=20583537 http://abcnews.go.com/US/parents-alleged-rebecca-sedwick-cyberbully-blame-facebook-hack/story?id=20583537 I’m not going to pretend that I have all the solutions. It’s been a long while since I’ve written anything worthwhile or with a purpose. But This hit too close to home to stay silent. I was bullied … Continue reading

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The great big wonderful gratitude

I’m grateful to the people who offer me support as I try to find the correct path. I’m grateful to my brother, who coerced me (gently, and with much love) to leave my comfort zone and meet some of his … Continue reading

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Stuff

When the kids grow up and leave the house, things will stay where I left them. I won’t find toy trucks in the fridge anymore, there won’t be a basket of toys in the bathroom for bath time, I won’t … Continue reading

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Childhood Summers: Nature Calls

Summer is a time that all children look forward to; whether it is to escape the everyday drudgery of the classrooms, or the noble goal of sleeping in, summer break is a much-anticipated time of year in a child’s life. … Continue reading

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