I remember, don’t worry.

June 3, 2011

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I’m listening to Duke Ellington and walking through town. Orange light is spilling across the pavement and headlights are starting to come on. The smell of fried food coming from a Chinese restaurant from a nearby plaza seems more like an emotion than a scent. It reminds me of that one evening several years ago […]

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Love and Simplicity: Why the World Could Have Ended

May 25, 2011

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My husband and I woke up slowly, but earlier than usual on Saturday. When we were awake enough to talk, we laid in bed swapping dream stories and laughing. Our new crimson sheets felt wonderful against my skin as I glanced up at the ceiling trying to piece together what I still remembered from my […]

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The Day Before My Wedding: Part II

April 30, 2011

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Missed Part I? Read it here. You know those days where you put on the outfit you had planned to wear to an event and no matter how much you try to make it work, it just doesn’t feel right? You can’t get the one weird seam to lay flat, or the sleeves feel funny […]

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The Day Before My Wedding: Part I

April 29, 2011

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I didn’t blog much about my wedding. I couldn’t really work up the energy to turn my journal into a glittering wedding blog, and I found more satisfaction in the emotional transitions of getting married to where posting about the logistical details fell low on my list of things to do. Now being over a […]

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Discoveries of the Universe #1

March 29, 2011

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I really am struggling with this whole writing thing. All I can think lately is that why should I say any of this stuff when I know someone else out there will not only say it but say it better than I will? What makes my words worth anything? And this is not pity-the-writer day […]

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“I don’t want to go into my dreams, thank you very much.”

February 14, 2011

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“if I say art doesn’t come from the mind, it comes from the place you dream, you may say, ‘well, I wake up screaming in the night. I don’t want to go into my dreams, thank you very much. I don’t want to go into that white-hot center; I’ve spent my life staying out of […]

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feb 07 2011

February 7, 2011

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once he fell down in the doorway i could no longer sift through all the flour in my vessels all my senses assaulted me i ate half-melted chocolate ice cream at the terminal and folded every piece of clothing we owned to wade through the remaining six hours i lusted for our plane to arrive […]

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