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basil bride

Hey, guess what.  Me and pesto are getting married.  Here’s me as basil bride. Amaranth towers behind me.  Blue-leaved cruciferous veg is small and will grow into delicious foods.  This is in front of the Las Vegas Catholic Worker, part of the garden. I keep stems of basil in a mason jar on the counter, […]

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how to have worth

Hey, what do you think?  It’s September.  My life feels like a patch of briars.  I’m trying to get comfortable.  Unfortunately, I’m made of human being. I brush past the cat’s claw acacia and find out why it’s called that, as thorns catch my clothes.  Oops, I liked those clothes. I keep listening to this […]

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bad medicine

Please have faith I’ll get to my point, as I tell you this tale.  I’m angry the medical system is fucked, and it’s both general and personal. last year almost dying When I was in the hospital, I had four roommates–two in ICU, two in regular. 1.  angry confrontative lady who freaked out a lot […]