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Archives for November 2009

When I Turned 21, Part One

I think it was the summer of 1994. I had completed a very useful associates degree in liberal arts at a community college not far from my hometown. After two years of being at home beyond high school, I was chomping at the bit to get out of the house. I wanted to go to […]

Only Slightly Less Lady Crazy

My significant other has confided in me that the reason he finds me so charming is because (he says) I’m so much less crazy than other women. I’m not sure how he has come to this conclusion. Because I will readily admit, I got plenty of the woman crazy. I have specifically and and repeatedly […]

I Think I Walk Faster Than Anyone Else On The Planet

Once in a while, I get into fits where the way for me to “relax” is to move around. If I’m preoccupied, I often feel like I need to be productive in a physical way, like cleaning or organizing, in order to chew things mentally. This doesn’t happen often enough that I’d call it a […]

New Routes

You know what was nice about driving home from work the other night? I didn’t have to take my usual, circuitous path to get on the Hawthorne bridge.There’s nothing wrong with the Hawthorne Bridge, at all. I enjoy the Hawthorne Bridge. City bridges are nice now, commuting at night, if I’m cognizant enough actually see […]


Yes, we hired movers. But we still picked up lots of heavy objects and carried them around. Besides the enormo giant furniture, Dave and I probably moved as much as the movers did. Plus, we loaded up the car about a dozen times and carried stuff to our apartment with our noodley arms* *(Dave doesn’t […]