4. learning when to listen

There is a space in which we create for ourselves an emotionless void, where nothing feels Simple OR Good. You’ll know it when you find yourself paralyzed at the keyboard with nothing to say, when all you’ve wanted to do all day is sit down and have this moment to speak. Pretty soon, the phone…

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the things that matter

Finding the perfect song on the radio doesn’t matter. Feeling cool while you fly down your hometown back roads, seat belt optional, doesn’t matter. Looking the part, the vintage truck, the belt buckle…none of that matters, either. What matters are the neighbors who come racing out of their homes when they hear the screech of…

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being a girl is fun: an inside look at a trip to the gyno

So you’re sitting in a busy office waiting room, waiting to have your lady bits poked and prodded by a metallic piece of equipment. There are children running around, remaining successfully un-caught by their mothers who are already another 5 months pregnant. There are very important-looking ladies having very important-looking hushed conversations on their cell…

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dancing in the rain

We were soaked to the bone. Finally stopped to pause and waiting for a ride home under a closed bank’s porch, we couldn’t help but laugh in sorrow as we stripped off our (non) waterproof rain jackets and checked our phones to be sure they weren’t damaged in the mile-long walk through down-pouring rains. We…

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