an empty bag : shopping for “more”

Have you ever gone shopping? Ha, what a question, right? Of course you’ve been shopping. But have you ever been shopping just to shop? Yeah? Me too.  Usually, I’m looking for something – anything – to lift my spirits, as if a new bra has the power to alter my daily reality. But then I…

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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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