Category Archives: Aliens and uncharted planets

Dear 2011,

I’ve been waiting for you. Wait, I’m being a little creepy aren’t I? I mean we just met and all and here I am heaping all these expectations on you–hoping, dreaming, believing, YEARNING for you to be THE ONE. You … Continue reading

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I have a blog and I’m not afraid to use it

I turned a corner somewhere. Crossed a line. Went through a doorway. And I’m not sure it’s a good corner/line/doorway. I hate 20-somethings. I no longer keep quiet when something pisses me off. I’m scaring the 20-somethings when they do something … Continue reading

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The Magic of Showing Up

If you take a look at my archives (don’t you do that on a regular basis?) you will note that there is a big drop off in my posting frequency starting in June. I mean 6 entries in August? 3 … Continue reading

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My Excalibur, My Oil and Sauce Dispenser (No. 111)

I stopped by the dollar deal shelves at the grocery store today. I was in pursuit of mandarin oranges for the semi-annual Tomorrow Salad, but first I detoured over as the stacks of plastic and cheap glass beckoned me. I’m … Continue reading

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Persona, have you met your Shadow?

A man is standing beside the road. He is a middle-aged man. He has a bald spot and a circle of brown spiky hair. He is dressed in a pressed tweed jacket, pressed dress pants, shiny dress shoes–all high-end labelled … Continue reading

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Muse Sighting II

He cycles past me going the wrong way on a one-way street. He is mounted on an old city-style bicycle. Of course the bike is old enough that when he bought it, it didn’t have the descriptor city-style, it was just a … Continue reading

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Muse Sighting

She pulls up behind me at the traffic light. She’s old. Her lips lined like someone permanently tasting a sour lemon, although that’s just the state of her face and doesn’t appear to be connected to her personality. She’s good-looking … Continue reading

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