From the monthly archives:

February 2011

A line of b.s.

February 28, 2011

I have a confession. When I am single. (And sometimes when I’m in a relationship). I check the Craigslist Personals. I’m not sure why. I have never, ever found a listing that even remotely appeals to me. And yet, I go back. I think it’s because the Craigslist Personals terrify me and totally crack me […]

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Free time.

February 23, 2011

My mother kidnapped Benjamin on Monday. There’s no telling when she will bring him back. When it started snowing at her house, which is on the most beautiful piece of land in Athens County, Benjamin said, “That’s it. I think I have to stay here forever.” It is always sporadic and unplanned, his mini-vacations to […]

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The best rebound I’ve ever had.

February 19, 2011

Just look at him. I am absolutely in love with him. And only one week in, all three of us are so incredibly attached to each other–it’s hard to imagine our family without him. Maybe I’m self-medicating our family with a dog, but I don’t care. This is far better than rebounding with a man, […]

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Meet Archer.

February 15, 2011

We found him in Chicago this weekend. He is absolutely lovely, totally trained and completely affectionate and protective. A guard, a companion and a best friend. I just wanted you to meet him. No time to write anything else, maybe later tonight.

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Too Personal?

February 9, 2011

I have no filter. I have also been told I have absolutely no poker face, although, ironically, I am pretty good at poker. With the break up settling in and my single self completely and absolutely single again, I have been wondering what it will feel like to be on a date again. Or to […]

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For you…

February 6, 2011

A Valentine’s Day Contest for you, my lovelies. You have to keep reading for the details. The prizes are from local Columbus artists and I couldn’t be happier than to host a contest from my awesome home turf.

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A new room.

February 3, 2011

Just days after he left, I completely re-arranged my room. I had to. It’s a thing I have. Visibly wiping away the evidence, the memories. This is the result. My Mom found the lamp at a thrift store, along with the poster. We’re not finished yet. I still have some stencils from West Elm waiting […]

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