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Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace

I learned to not fear the ferris wheel, the upside down pirate ship, and other horrific rides by the time I reached 13. My earlier years were fraught with trepidation and horror – only the smiling rainbow unicorn dotted merry-go-round … Continue reading

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Death of an Interior Decorator

5:45pm December 29. My grandma took her last breath. The holidays are a tough time. I’m three for three for December family member deaths. It’s like God just earned himself a turkey in bowling. My extended family is on cue. … Continue reading

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A Million Years Ago

I regret not being there when my grandpa passed that December evening. I was the second last person he saw before he went, but on his third year anniversary, I was the first person he saw. I walked through the … Continue reading

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I Will Follow You Into the Darkness

The last place I want to go is home. Tonight, home is this coffee shop for the next two hours. Home is however long the battery on my MacBook lasts. Home is anywhere but where I should be. Like the … Continue reading

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Foreign Feelings and Feeling Foreign

Tonight’s dinner consisted of two slices of cake, a tub of nutella ice cream, and some popcorn. I guess this is what people who live alone do. I woke up from a sleep to the saving grace of a door … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart is

In officially a week, I will be a homeowner again. Downsized from a 1000 sq ft apartment to a 625 sq ft apartment. I have a fear that my old friend loneliness will not be so well acquainted with me … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Come What May

The thing I hate most about New Years Eve is the stroke of midnight. We all laugh, embrace, and then we give that one big kiss to our loved one. It’s only a split second of group euphoria, but it’s … Continue reading

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