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lucky

“How did I get so lucky, to find this love?” He was half-asleep, naked except for his chonies again, his hair so messy and beautiful. “Oh, you have ocd and narcolepsy. You were in the bargain bin!” I looked at his smiling mouth and closed eyes. We were laughing. I imagined the bargain bin at… Read More »

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MC Candy Foot

breakfast ingredients “You want a grackle for breakfast?” I asked Ming.  A grackle was vocalizing in the courtyard. “Yeah!” he said. “Oh, honey.  You don’t eat birds.  The only animals you eat are sea creatures.” “Well, that’s good because they both start with a c.” “Uh–grackle doesn’t start with a c.  It starts with a… Read More »

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peace is in the body

I’m talking about feeding people, how to love, how we have bodies that need to be tended to, in pain or hunger or anything.  To have a body is to need. Peace is in the body. There you go–good luck with your needs.  If we want to learn at school, we need to eat.  If… Read More »

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souper veg fest

Laura-Marie is my name–making soup at 3am is my game.  Veg are my darlings.  Oh delicious, the bounty of Earth. The sweet potatoes got overdone but were still pretty good.  The broth was spicy and so delicious.  I was concerned it would be too much ginger.  But ginger, garlic, pepper, salt, and the veg-ness was… Read More »

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memento mori

This ATC is for a Halloween swap-bot assignment.  I’m really grateful I signed up for it.  Never knew I could do like this.  It’s blue, says memento mori, and depicts a bird skeleton. truth I have a new favorite Dorothy Day quote.  She co-started the Catholic Worker movement in 1933.  I live in community at… Read More »

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comprehensively funny

“Weird Al is very comprehensively funny,” Ming said, smiling, making a gesture of roundness. Yeah, I’m a comprehensively nice spouse.  He could make a gesture of roundness about me.  I excel at round. I’d shared with him the Stevie Wonder song “Pastime Paradise” that Coolio’s song “Gangster’s Paradise” is based on. Wow, I didn’t know… Read More »

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car peril

Hey, now for the third and final technology review, I’m reviewing our car.  Car peril!  I don’t know if you remember those other reviews–I reviewed the bad tech I’ve been hating lately!  I reviewed the annoying phone and the egregious chrome book. mirage Our car is a Mitsubishi Mirage.  It’s modern; it’s 2018.  We never… Read More »

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graffiti witch

Hey, I made this art about a quote I like. “It is kind to ask for help. The one who cannot ask for help, cannot be trusted.” –the Nuu-chah-nulth tribe of first nation people on the Pacific West Coast, Canada/Vancouver Island That idea is important to me.  I asked some family and friends for help,… Read More »

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best modern songs

Someone asked for a list of favorite songs of 2000 – 2020.  Wow, how could I tackle such a range.  But I thought of that as the modern period.  Best modern songs. I tried to pick stuff everybody doesn’t know already.  I hope this is a good mix.  Thank you for caring about what I… Read More »

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how to do graffiti

O hey.  How you doing?  I want to learn how to do graffiti.  I can’t run very fast, but I have some aesthetic sense, and I’m old enough to buy any paint you want. Please let me know if you want to teach me.  Or “hit me up,” as it were.  Hahahahaha. Putting the graffiti… Read More »