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Still Hanging Mary

I wrote about the friend-ish and how he says I am driven and determined and how he doesn’t get it. If I’m honest, he’s scared of me. I suspect. I can’t quite understand why anyone would be scared of me. … Continue reading

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Topic Sentences

Academic writing is boring to write and soul sucking to read. Instructors label a concise paragraph “good writing”, readers find these paragraphs terse and unapproachable. Sentences are staccato and offer limited opportunities for readers to pause or be engaged. Readers … Continue reading

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That’s A Bit

Mr. Spit is home for the week and he’s done a bit of clean up in the basement. Including clearing out paint cans. It may just be that we have done a bit of painting in the 11 years we … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

I’m doing sort of ok on most of my resolutions. I mostly make lunch and I mostly put my clothes out the night before. I am not so awesome at blogging. I’m sorry. It has nothing to do with anything, … Continue reading

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Hey There

I would like to say that I have an explanation for why I didn’t blog all week. I’d like to say that I was very busy. Something. Mostly it’s this – I started a medication to quit smoking and it … Continue reading

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Thursday

I had the worst sleep last night. Late to bed, fractured with dreams. At 5:30 Mr. Spit’s alarm went off. I woke up, he didn’t. Things have not noticeably improved from there. This is a day when I shall close … Continue reading

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A Year In Words

Charles Dickens, in his novel A Tale of Two Cities, starts with a now famous quote: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” 2014 was that kind of year. January Sadness In late January it … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

I finally finished my second christmas knitting project for the handsome Aussie. I am sending him a slightly longer than 6 feet, wool scarf. To a guy who is in the middle of summer. I don’t think I planned this … Continue reading

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Problems I have to Solve Today

And some mornings you wake up, and you realize that you are going to spend your day solving problems. Here’s the list: 1. My head phones have stopped working. Well, they have sort of stopped working. They aren’t dead, but … Continue reading

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Self Aggrandizing

I had a discussion with the Handsome Aussie a few nights ago about how I didn’t mind being 35, at least most of the time. It’s not that I don’t have moments of self doubt, I do. I’m human. Some time … Continue reading

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