On Regarding Love

My husband and I don’t really do Valentine’s Day. No, it’s not because he always forgets.  Frankly, I’m the one that usually forgets. Valentine’s Day has a long and sorted history, which like many holidays has nothing to do with the chocolates and roses and little cupids of nowadays.  In short, Valentine’s Day can be traced […]

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Not-So-Creative Me

I often get super inspired to craft things. This could be literally anything. For example, I have a bag of fleece ready to be turned into pajamas, but I chickened out on that because cutting and patterns and why can’t I just look at it and it will be pajamas? I also have a bag of supplies to make a […]

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Yesterday

I am hooked on the Women’s March. I don’t care where you marched.  I don’t care if you marched physically or marched in spirit.  I just want to say thank you. I’ve been browsing today and looking at the reactions.  Most are elated, empowered, invigorated.  The others remind me of an elementary school playground.  It’s like […]

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Stand in Solidarity

I want to talk about the Women’s March on Washington.  And London.  And Dublin.  And Berlin.  And Houston.  And anywhere our activists can get to, all over the country… all over the world.  There are a lot of people who are enraged by this movement.  Who see hypocrisy in it.  I’ve spent a lot of […]

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My Place

It is the aesthetic of a place that makes it feel like home.  There are rooms and closets and cupboards under the stairs that are so cramped and crowded, filled with musty smells and thick dust and scuttling spiders, that we cannot bear to be there longer than we must.  Those are the worst of […]

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