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Striking thoughts

And then he sings…

February 2, 2012

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Hindsight

September 7, 2009

I spotted my first fallen leaves in the grass of the baseball diamond near my post office last Thursday. The bag over my shoulder was bursting with little brown packages. Each containing a silver or bronze new leaf necklace destined for one of you. I make this walk to the post office, physician healing with […]

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The other side

September 3, 2009

On the Friday after the Wednesday night when we finally got home, pharmacy we took off again. This time Benjamin and Murphy were stuffed into the back seat and we were driving John’s car instead of Fiesta Dave. Even after hours of driving on our vacation, click John never could get comfortable driving the stick. […]

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My First Time

August 2, 2009

And he told him to do it… While this one cheered him on. Last night Benjamin woke up screaming clutching his little blue Transformer car, and “Mommy, more about Mommmmmyyyyy!” I ran up the stairs in a hazy fog and said, medications “What, Baby? What?” “I’m sorry,” he whimpered. “For what?” “I ripped your head […]

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On quitting your day job.

May 31, 2009

You would think taking a zip line across a mountain canyon would be more frightening than finding the Moth Man. But it wasn’t. You would also think letting someone hold you and tell you he’ll be around for years, erectile not months, would spark that bitterly familiar fear of love. But it hasn’t. There are […]

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Memories

March 3, 2009

My first memory is of toddling behind my mother along a dark hiking trail somewhere out West.  I must have been about Benjamin’s age. A few hours earlier we had all split up. My father and some of my other siblings stayed on top of the trail while my mom and the rest of us […]

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The “wrong” Wal-Mart

February 24, 2009

“Waste some money on this honey,” a man said as I whisked through the automatic doors on a mission to find Benjamin plane toys and a new car seat. His buddy laughed. “Were they just talking to me?” I asked myself silently. Then I looked up and around and I realized I’d just walked into […]

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Moral Dilemma

February 23, 2009

They die hard. Still haven’t had a cigarette. Went through some major withdrawal attacks this weekend but Morgan was there to cheer me on… and I made it. This is hard though. I miss them already. Those evil little cancer sticks. I’m not sure if I can do this. I’m just not. But I know […]

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Almost there…

February 19, 2009

I haven’t had a cigarette in 48 hours. Feel free to cheer me on. I need it, mind purchase pilule badly…  because on the inside this is about how I feel: Also on my list of shit that’s really fucking with me: Benjamin is sick as hell. I am too. I’ve been working from home. […]

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Oh snap. This is hard.

February 18, 2009

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