Monthly Archives: April 2010

sooner

wizard’s grandfather turns 95 next wednesday. wizard’s grandfather is dying. we’re all dying, and some of us are dying sooner. he has been in the hospital for eight days because he hasn’t been able to eat for several weeks. not eating has progressed to an … Continue reading

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full moon confessions

confession:  whiskey…yum.  almost as good as tequila and possibly better than red wine.  confession:  i’d be an alcoholic if i weren’t eating disordered.  the ONLY reason i don’t drink more often is alcohol’s caloric content.  confession:  i’m metaphorically melting away.  … Continue reading

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drumming home

because i grew up in austin, i’ve been going to eeyore’s birthday party for more than 30 years.  i’ve been a drum circle dancer since i was itty bitty. i had an experience on saturday afternoon on the edge of a drum … Continue reading

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eagle scout friday

i live with an eagle scout, the top-ranking boy scout.  he is nearly 40 years old now, but he was 14 when he got his eagle scout award ~ a precocious nerdster with a golden heart. being an eagle scout … Continue reading

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speeding anger and wedding dress blues

confession:  i’m jaw-clenching angry because i got a speeding ticket tonight.  i ought to be grateful i was ONLY clocked at 80 in a 65 zone considering i’ve driven 140 mph along that section of road on other nights.  i’m not grateful.  … Continue reading

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six feet tall

i am 5’7″ tall.  as often as possible, i wear 4″, 5″, and 6″ stilettos. i feel most authentically me when i’m standing and strutting near or beyond six feet tall.  the world looks different from six feet above ground.  i can see and reach way into the back … Continue reading

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tripping robe

sitting in my red plush leopard-print-collared frederick’s of hollywood robe that used to live at kiwi’s house ~ my “tripping” robe, which is exactly what you think it is, exactly what it sounds like.  only it isn’t my “tripping” robe … Continue reading

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