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Have You Shot Your Gun Into the Air Yet?

Happy New Year!  On my block there have been the requisite fireworks along with lots of gunshots. The gangbanger family down the street has been surprisingly tame lately, though I expect to see a police car down there in the … Continue reading

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NOTE TO SELF:

Why for you been dragging your sorry ass around like the world is coming to an end?  You’ve been acting badly, and you know it.  For example:  What’s up with all of the self-indulgent eating lately?  Remember how you changed … Continue reading

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the unrevealed . . .

Why won’t I show my face? Who I am in this blog is the unadulterated, unretouched, unresolved ME.  Elsewhere on the Internet, the professional person I become when I go to work can be found (and seen). Isn’t it interesting … Continue reading

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Wherein our protagonist contemplates her emotional universe . . .

I’ve been painting today.  Oh frabjous joy!  I finished the one that had been haunting my easel for the last several months, then started another one that I quickly came to loathe.  I took it down because it annoyed me, … Continue reading

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EXISTENTIAL PHILOSOPHICAL ARTISTIC(AL) HOO-HA GAGA

Does anyone else deal with this besides me?  As I shift my focus toward living in this moment (e.g., experiencing the simultaneous sounds of an across-the-street neighbor’s power mower, bird-twitter near the porch, my husband clearing his throat in the next room, the quiet … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL IS A “SHAM-WOW”?

Ai-yi-yi . . . that’s what I’d say if I were Ricky Ricardo, which I’m not.  Whatta weird week . . . (there’s some alliteration for you, boys and girls).  Where to begin . . . LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING … Continue reading

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Under the snow . . .

If there were actual snow where I am, which there’s not, so let’s just imagine . . .   under the snow there ‘d be crocuses and bulbs ever so close to unfurling into daffodils, freesia, tulips . . . My lack of … Continue reading

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