Monthly Archives: May 2010

mirror moment

by the time i was in my mid-twenties, i had a circle of women friends who were much older than i.  they were the same generation as my mother, but they treated me in ways that were nothing like my … Continue reading

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liquid lunch confessions

confession:  i’m drunk confessing after liquid lunch with c.    confession:  liquid lunching is my favorite drunk. when liquid lunching with c., i drink wine while she eats a salad because she has to return to work. when c. and i … Continue reading

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the slice shown

i read a blog this weekend by a long-time blogger, someone i don’t know, a post that i found while aimlessly clicking. she commented that regular blog readers often think they “know” a blogger but they only know a small slice the author has allowed … Continue reading

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easing it open

standing at the edge of the pacific ocean earlier this week, night’s darkness draped around me, watching the waves beneath a fattening sliver of the moon, making wishes on each star, a community of seagulls swooped past my head flying farther … Continue reading

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cali confessions

confession: i’m a la jolla girl, not a santa cruz girl. i’m socal instead of norcal, which seems counterintuitive, but it is true. i’m oregon coast more than cali coast. i prefer seattle to portland. odd that i live in … Continue reading

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missing kissing

i’m a physically affectionate person. i hug, kiss, touch, pet, pat, squeeze, bite, lick, stroke, cuddle people i like. i tell people i’m a hugger. i hug just about anybody who wants a hug (whether they realize it or not) and once in a while i miscalculate and hug somebody who doesn’t … Continue reading

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three small truths

earlier this week i spent several hours comforting someone having a breakdown. this is the same person who is the only person i want near me when i’m falling apart. we’ve put each other back together an equal number of times, although our breakdowns erupt, … Continue reading

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