Monthly Archives: May 2015

confessions of dick dancers and mermaid queens

confession: a couple weeks ago at a party someone asked me how i got my name. i answered, “i chose it.” in the days that followed “i chose it” echoed in my head. if i can choose a new name, … Continue reading

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tallies from washington

edibles from pot shops consumed: every available variety taste-tested happiest highlight: trekking through a fluorescent green forest, getting lost, getting found, accompanied by an owl and a late-setting sun. most ungainly flop: tripping over my own shoelaces, twice. best wonky … Continue reading

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confessions of hugs (and robots)

confession: this morning i woke to an email from someone i became too closely intimate with too quickly and paid for my mistake with a doctor’s visit, lab tests, and a prescription. i’ve accidentally run into this person twice in … Continue reading

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chipped tooth

i have a chipped front tooth. you’ve never seen it because i’ve gotten it filled three times in the past year and a half. the filling keeps falling out because the chip in the tooth is too small to fill … Continue reading

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confessions of little happinesses

confession: a couple months ago while i was in california and needed to cheer myself up, i walked into a toy store and bought a little dragon who sticks out his tongue when you squeeze him. the cashier wrapped the … Continue reading

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picking scabs

today is one of those days, the kind where you drop the piece of bread peanut-butter-side down on the kitchen floor. i picked up the bread, folded it over and ate it anyway, figuring the floor-germy peanut butter was stuck … Continue reading

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