Category Archives: love

Education, Education, Edification

There are places I remember…Which, because of rock and roll law means I wasn’t even there. And we frequently doctor our memories, anyway, in order to tell ourselves we’re smarter/kinder/cooler/less psychotic people than we actually believe ourselves to be. Some … Continue reading

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Age Of Disenlightenment

Shaving, it’s a face thing. People shave other places too but I stick to the face apart from that one time with the leg waxing. Ouch. I’m lazy, however, and tend to reduce my facial hair with a trimmer rather … Continue reading

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Thinks

No poetic allusions today, my mind is troublingly prosaic. I’ve been troubled by my dwindling imagination for some time but felt as though I had an insight into why and wherefore just as I was dropping off to sleep last … Continue reading

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You Can Call Me Al Capone

Hello Thursday, will you be friends and pals with me and not ask me to spend all the day being sick? You will? Then I like you and won’t throw gravel at your shins. Oh, and will you encourage me … Continue reading

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Into Darkness

I am broken. Beyond the ordinary brokenness that comes with living with two chronic health conditions, beyond any hope of redemption from platitudinous anecdotes about how Chinese pottery is most beloved when it is most broken (and, significantly, fixed), to … Continue reading

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Your Inside Is Out When Your Outside Is In

You’ve been outside before, haven’t you? It’s made of cold and grizzle. Not grizzly – I don’t live in Northern America – but grizzle which is a peculiar blend of grumpy and drizzle which ensures that human and environment are … Continue reading

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Backward

My first course of intravenous antibiotics was in the Spring of 2011. At the time it was considered an emergency measure as for some months I’d not responded well to my more normal respiratory medications. There have been three subsequent … Continue reading

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