Monthly Archives: April 2017

My Brief Adventure in Online Dating: A Campfire Horror Story

This morning on the train to work, I was absentmindedly finishing a crossword puzzle that a previous commuter had started and then abandoned on the seat, when I happened to glance at the horoscope section. I usually pay no attention … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: a short poem

I’m done spring cleaning, more or less I’m left with one concern: Your memory haunts my favorite dress, And rayon’s hard to burn.

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The Shelf Life of Phones…and Friendships.

I’ve had the same cellphone for over a year. It has remained unscratched, unscathed, so I’ve had no need to replace it. This tiny device held a year’s worth of phone numbers, over 3,000 random photos, a novel’s worth of … Continue reading

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Sojournin’. Solo.

“Goin’ places that I’ve never been, Seein’ things that I may never see again… I can’t wait to get on the road again.” -Willie Nelson I travelled solo for the first time in my life this year. And it was … Continue reading

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The Confused Vegetarian Makes Bloody Beet Steak.

I despise going to the supermarket, especially on a holiday weekend. I’ve read that the average person spends about five years of their lifetime waiting in lines, and while I can’t vouch for the accuracy of that statistic, it certainly … Continue reading

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Apparently, I smell like a teenage boy.

Rub a dub dub, there’s nothing on Netflix. I love baths, but not Bath and Body Works. It’s just not my thing. I don’t like to smell like food, it’s weird. But…sigh…since I’m a female and I live in America, … Continue reading

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“I go out walking, after midnight…”

Most of us unfortunately have contact with at least one shitty person on a daily basis. Someone whose stinky, sweatsock-scented juju wafts off of them into your space like itching powder or the fragrance of an old piece of gorgonzola … Continue reading

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