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In Which I Educate My Mom On Whoredom And Decide Not To Bitch To The Internet. For Once.

“Alright, Mom.  I have to go.” Our morning conversation was beginning to bleed into my working hours and I could no longer ignore the screams from my inbox. “OK, baby.  I love you.” “I love you, too.  Thanks for listening … Continue reading

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Who remembers when I was funny?

I used to be funny. Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you.  I was funny.  I may have been crude and abrasive, but damn it, I was funny. I hate coming to this blog right now because the … Continue reading

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OH. The consequences of personal blogging.

I’ve been writing on this blog for almost three years.  It has always been a personal blog – more personal than most, I’ve been told.  But it wasn’t until recently that I understood why so many people were baffled by … Continue reading

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When Happiness Means Not Blogging. Or Using Periods.

On Sunday I was going to write a funny post about how Hilly and I spent Saturday pretending to be supermodels. I was going to show you pictures of our light guy and write funny things on the pictures like … Continue reading

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The Fear Of Rejection in 1200 words or less

Let me tell you now that some of you will hate this post. I’m not entirely comfortable with that right now, but I’m going write it anyway because… well, it’s what I do. I’m using that disclaimer, in part, to … Continue reading

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With Bated Breath

“Every eye fixed itself upon him with parted lips and bated breath the audience hung upon his words taking no note of time rapt in the ghastly fascinations of the tale” -Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer   And now we wait. … Continue reading

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I need a girlfriend.

I notice it most when my polish is chipped off my toes. And when I’m sitting at home flipping through HGTV reruns. And when it’s a Tuesday night and the kids are in bed, Jared’s asleep on the couch, and … Continue reading

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On the horizon

“Do the next right thing” – Alcoholics Anonymous It starts off as an idea, a feeling, really. Just on the outskirts of your consciousness, it flickers and fades. There are moments when you think you can make out the shape, … Continue reading

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The Guest Post Challenge

I’m sure this will surprise you to know, but I am totally making this up as I go along. Because I’m awesomely organized like that. I also use words like awesomely. You will understand the irony of that in about … Continue reading

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Nicotine Killed the Blogger

Or rather, the lack of nicotine seems to be killing the blogger. Specifically, this blogger. It’s been 19 days since my last cigarette and roughly at least that long since I’ve sat down to write. Really… write. My routine before … Continue reading

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