10 Things I Learned at 25

Another year in my grand old life has passed, and, a month out from my birthday, I’m burrowed into 26. It’s strange, this 26. It’s the oldest I’ve ever been of course, but it feels like the oldest I’ve ever been. It feels notably different, somehow. And for the first time, I’ve started to think: maybe I […]

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What’s Going On

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Here’s the traditional background music while we catch up: Two weeks ago, with as little pomp and circumstance as I could get away with — I didn’t even tell my sister — I retook the GRE.  You’ll remember that I wasn’t happy with my scores the first time around, […]

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A to Z Survey

I know these blogger surveys are a bit of a cop-out, but they’re also fun, right?  This survey has been floating around lately, and I jumped at the opportunity to prove I know the alphabet. A – Age: 24, but 25 is lurking right around the corner. B – Biggest Fear: Making bad/’the wrong’ choices, […]

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The Friday Muster

I wonder what’s happening with this blog.  It’s not that I’m not up to post-worthy shenanigans.  It’s not that I’m too busy to post.  It’s not that I lost all of my fingertips in a freak taxi door accident. It’s not just the blog, either; I haven’t been working on my novel, haven’t been journaling, […]

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2013 in Retrospect

I’m a little late with this because we didn’t have our Wifi installed in the new apartment until yesterday evening.  Now, tentatively settled in with a bed, a table for a desk, and two suitcases for a dresser, I’m ready to officially let go of 2013: January: A freak broomball accident leaves me with an […]

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What’s Going On

These sorts of posts always need soundtracks.  Here’s one I filched from the Coens: What’s going on right now is that I’m sitting on my bedroom floor writing to you.  I’m down here because I just did yoga for the third time in my life, and I’m not sure my jelly hips and legs and […]

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Poetry for Saturday

Last NoBloPoMo post.  Last one.  In honor of surviving the month, of posting every single day for thirty days, I’m going to write one last poetry post.  And then you won’t hear from me for three weeks as I regenerate my currently exhausted store of post ideas via repeated watchings of “Alaska State Troopers.” I’m […]

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Thanksgiving Eve

Today, I … Hid the Ghost Reaper behind Amy’s bedroom door and posed her stuffed German Shepherd in its arms.  Nothing says “welcome home” like a tasteful prank. Cleaned room, bathroom, and parts of living room and kitchen in preparation for Thanksgiving company. Rearranged my bookshelf (a task I delight in).  I have my books […]

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