Author Archives: Mrs. Spit

Wind of Change

On the 10th of August I held open my front door for someone with two broken legs, and Bean ran out. He didn’t come home again. On the 12th of August, the guy I had been sort of seeing (who … Continue reading

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Because She’s Like Me

She’s not a particularly likeable child, this Brownie of mine. Which I am sympathetic to, because I wasn’t a particularly likeable child. I would like to tell you that I was misunderstood, and I was, but I also wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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Never Mind the Quarks

I have a post I’m working on about ancient philosophy and quarks. Mostly about the fact that I think I got a lot of my physics knowledge from Aristotle and other hellenistic philosophy and that was maybe not a very … Continue reading

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Swimming Alone

I owe you my annual post about what I plan to learn this year, for my birthday. This one is going to be a bit different.¬† I have been taking yoga again. My balance isn’t as great as it could … Continue reading

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What They Got

I went to my godmother’s for thanksgiving. It was like the holidays of my childhood, except there were no boiled brussel sprouts and I didn’t have to sit at the kids table (but my cousin did, and I told him … Continue reading

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On the Night of my 40th Birthday

On the day of my 40th birthday, I got up and drank my coffee, opened my birthday cards. I wore a new dress and red lipstick and a beautiful pair of black heels. (I also forgot to pack a pair … Continue reading

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Tell me when it gets fun?

This week I figured out how to change the batteries in the number pad on my door. It was far easier than I expected and I was pleased. I went to visit some family. I took the car to the … Continue reading

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Return to Sender

I thought it was the window cat bed. Which I ordered. Because it was $17 on Amazon and maybe it would keep the cat off the chair. Nash likes sitting there because he can watch the birds. I came home … Continue reading

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A Cup of Kindness, yet.

I polished the silver salt and pepper shakers until they shone. Carefully washed the kindness cup.¬†Pulled out the good notepaper and a wrote a note. I explained that the salt and pepper shakers belonged to my grandmother, they had seen … Continue reading

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Ordinary Time

This week is the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Ordinary time is all the time in the Church Calendar which is not Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, or Pentecost. Put another way, Ordinary Time makes up about sixty percent of … Continue reading

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