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Why I Want to Hug My Apartment

July 26, 2011

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There are several reasons why my husband and I have not elected to move into a house as of yet (aside from the fact that we have a year on our lease). They have been rattling around in my head and so it’s time I actually wrote them down. (1) I don’t want to move […]

Seize the Fish

July 19, 2011

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This weekend has not been so fun. Friday was my husband’s birthday, which was the good thing. The bad thing was that there was an opportunity so close for us that I could taste it. I figured that all that was (really) left in the decision process was just to stop and get the celebratory […]

To Capture a Whisper

July 15, 2011

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“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways” and let me write for you for a lifetime and use all the ink I can find to try to tell you what I hardly have the mechanics to express. (Even when I’m trying!) A new dawn of love is rising over our little white […]

Fish Bones

July 6, 2011

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Fish bones. Tiny, translucent fish bones a third of the length of a toothpick refused to separate themselves from the grilled perch on my plate. After the second or third attempt to not swallow them, I abandoned the fish for the green beans and hoped that the bones wouldn’t perforate my intestines in my sleep. […]

Jonquils

July 5, 2011

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it's that word that you keep using-- like we are dancers and you somehow invited me out onto the floor. these paper (and glass) birds won't save us anymore from our reasons and you can pick me all the jonquils you want! but i will still hear the thump of my cast on the floor […]