Category Archives: journal entries

Ten acre pondMarch 26, 2021 I drive here knowing there will be sounds I need to hear today. A dozen different frog sounds from the vernal ponds, collecting around thick wheat grass. The bigger pond is mostly silent, except for … Continue reading

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It is time to begin again?May 9, 2020 I haven’t written a poem since November 2019 and it’s been over a year since I wrote any sort of essay on this blog. I don’t know where I stand now with … Continue reading

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10 Things, Day Ten: One confession

Day Ten: One confession 1. I have no fucking clue what I’m doing. Day One: Ten Things You Want To Say To Ten Different People Right Now Day Two: Nine things about yourself Day Three: Eight ways to win your … Continue reading

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on the beauty of friends

I don’t have much to say, and nothing that is remarkably profound. Just that tonight I got to experience a lot of beauty and I feel just a bit overwhelmed (in a good way) by it all. After a lovely … Continue reading

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10 Things, Day Seven: Four things you want in a romantic partner

Day Seven: Four things you want in a romantic partner 1. Physical affection. Someone who will kiss me and hug me and touch me – in private and in public. 2. Emotional connection. Someone who gets me or at least … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Paula Carrasquillo’s essay, “Undoing Our Fears and Triggers Lying Down” — UPDATED

When I read Paula Carrasquillo’s essay, Undoing Our Fears and Triggers Lying Down, about coping with a sociopath and toxic relationships, it hit a raw nerve. I have also had the unwanted pleasure of having dealt with this kind of person. Since … Continue reading

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Finding joy in the #littlethings

I’m kind of tired of writing long reflections on my adventures lately. But I’m appreciative that I have been having so many adventures. Keeping busy has really kept my mind off of certain things and certain people. (This is no … Continue reading

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Getting to know myself a little bit better

Getting to know myself a little bit better Friday morning I scooted on over to my friend Kate’s house to borrow a few books that she had recommended on her collaborative blog. While I was there she made me tea and … Continue reading

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