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  • In which my heart grows three sizes.

    I’m sick. Like, for real sick. I’ve had a nasty cold for more than a week. In addition to filling my lungs with crud, it’s also severely damaged my psyche. I need…

  • You’re beautiful. And you smell good.

    I like giving people compliments. If we’re being honest, it’s rather self-serving – making people feel good makes me feel good. And it’s all about meeeeee! But I’m always amazed at how…

  • Why I can’t have fish.

    Once upon a time, in a land two hours away, I was a young 23-year-old loading up a U-Haul to move to the big city. My possessions included: The World’s Most Uncomfortable…

  • Let’s vacation in the desert.

    I caught the last 30 minutes of “The Poseidon Adventure” this weekend. Because I am good at life. Now, I have written some hard-hitting commentary on this, the grand dame of all…

  • Stalking is fun!

    Remember that time I stalked my grocery bagger? Oh, wait! That’s ALL THE TIME FOREVER. Let’s face it: I love this young man. If you must know why, I am happy to…

  • When your show and tell is a human.

    My husband loves to play disc golf. So, when we travel, we often find local disc golf stores. They’re usually strip-mall affairs peopled by the disc golf world’s version of stoner surfer…

  • Priorities and grace.

    I voted on Tuesday. You know, like a decent human. As I was driving up to my polling place, I saw a woman striding with purpose down the sidewalk. And I thought,…

  • Why I stopped writing.

    I kind of stopped writing because I started to think that my stories didn’t matter. It’s such a ballsy thing to stand up and say, “Yes, my story matters. It’s important and…