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A Writer Who Writes

When I started this blog, I had one goal in mind: To become the writer in real life that I said I should be in my head. There’s always been a disconnect for me. Somehow, between my life in academia … Continue reading

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“out of my bush”

I attended a feminist rally when I was 17. I am not sure of all the details of how I got there or why my mom thought it was something that my sister and I both should attend, but I … Continue reading

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childhoods made in America

I think it’s kind of funny that in many places in the world, children aren’t introduced to the world as children. It’s funny and, in some cases, sad, that outside of the West, children just exist, alongside their parents as … Continue reading

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crime shows

While pursuing my graduate degree, I began watching crime shows. Not the sitcom-y types. No. I watched the real crime shows. The Forensic Files and First 48s of Cable TV. I would watch on weekends. As I read and wrote, … Continue reading

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chills

Have you ever seen something that was so good it gave you chills? Gymnastics, dancing, track and field, swimming, the Olympics does that for me. I apologize in advance for talking again about the Olympics, but, hey, this is what’s … Continue reading

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taboo

I watch a show that comes on TLC (I believe) called “Taboo.” It tells the life stories of men and women here and elsewhere in the world that choose “eccentric” life paths. Today’s episode featured a woman who wanted to … Continue reading

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hotels

I remember hearing about some bloggers writing posts on their phone and wondering how that could be possible. But, here I am, in a budget hotel in a new city writing a post on my phone. I don’t really have … Continue reading

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who are you pinterest?

I like Pinterest. I really do. I like finding inspiration and seeing others’ inspiration. I really do. But… I like most the unintentional part of pinterest. I like that I can, sometimes stumble upon some great recipe for quiche that … Continue reading

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a life is a life no matter how small.

 I remember hearing something in the news once, something from a woman being interviewed by a news commentator about the deaths of some children in some country that I can’t remember. She said something along the lines of it’s easier … Continue reading

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the library is my favorite place

There’s something about the smell of books in a library, the lights, the silence that humbles me. There’s something about books being available for free and at my disposal to read, to learn, to go somewhere…distant, more beautiful than from … Continue reading

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