Monthly Archives: September 2012

giving

wizard rarely gets sick. when he does, he gets scary-feels-like-dying sick. today wizard is home sick. today i’m taking care of him in whatever ways i can think of to ease his discomfort, mostly bringing him saltine crackers and assuring … Continue reading

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confessions of peanut m&m’s

confession: my grocery list consisted of three items–milk, beer, and fudge pops. this list made me feel very grown-up, because i can do whatever i want, buy whatever i want, and eat whatever i want. ergo, i’m grown-up. because i’m … Continue reading

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a new world

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” ― Anaïs Nin i have a new friend. she is someone i’ve … Continue reading

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day one

i called the grandmothers. or they called to me. i’m not sure which is more accurate. i got an email from the head grandmother a couple weeks ago. i read the email, knew that i wanted to accept the invitation … Continue reading

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a friend

i was rejected this week. this rejection, because of its source, provoked heart-constricting pain. i responded as i usually do when i’m hurt: i gave a few “fuck you’s.” i screamed “fuck you” after “fuck you” was yelled at me. … Continue reading

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confessions after cali

confession: since i decided not to buy myself another pair of boots for my birthday this year, i’ve given myself permission to buy whatever i want. so far, i’ve bought myself jeans and many gifts for other people. i prefer … Continue reading

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forgotten door

in this life, who you are is reflected back to you. you’ll see what you expect to see, because perspective filters and processes input according to our expectations. you’ll achieve a goal you work toward each day, because patience and … Continue reading

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