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As Good a Time as Any

You know that feeling when you’re having sex with someone for the first time in a long time?  That weirdness? Or maybe that’s just me. Anyway, for me there’s a weirdness. And, more than that, a non-stop inescapable stream of thoughts. Thinking. Thinking at moments I’d rather not be thinking. Analyzing things that shouldn’t be […]
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Mean, Lonely and Weird…But Free

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Lower Standards

I don’t get out much anymore. I try. I make plans and then, well, half the time I’m unable to keep my plans. So I don’t make many plans… One night last week, I made it out to a party, with a friend. We got there late… not that that matters to this story. We […]
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One Reason

So I was writing something this morning. In my kind-of journal. And I found myself writing, “…the reason…” as if I could KNOW the reason why anyone has ever done anything.  Including myself. There’s never just one reason. It’s never that simple. So there’s that.     No tags for this post.
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Living with the Consequences

So I was having dinner with family, and friends of the family. ‘Tis the season. The night was going well enough. I’ve finally learned to hold my tongue and not take offense when people say offensive things. Just better to get along. A friend of the family asked if she could share a problem with […]