Monthly Archives: January 2014

My Life is Much More Exciting on Paper

I’m rapidly approaching my 44th year – which makes me think a lot about how quickly time passes. Yes, I know – nothing earth shattering, everyone has these revelations but they always seem so profound when they happen to you, … Continue reading

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A Phone at Her Fingers and Tablet by Toes, She Shall Have TV Wherever She Goes…

Like most people, I’m seriously disappointed in the lack of hovercraft technology in the 21st century.   This new world we’re living in seems to be an amalgam of sci-fi, dystopia and The Jetsons.  Some of it beneficial; some of it … Continue reading

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Bike Happiness

  I am lucky in my life to have very artistic people around me – one friend in general, Ted Schredd, is a very talented photographer and videographer (I might have made up that spelling).  He is also a biking dynamo. … Continue reading

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Giving the Gift of Sound and Vision (and Movement)

I have a really, really, really amazing husband.   Really, he’s amazing.  One of his most amazing traits is gift giving.  He’s freakin’ fantastic at it.  I think it’s because he’s an observer. There’s not a lot of talking when he’s … Continue reading

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Trifextra Challenge – 38 Syllables for Scott

The first time I saw. . . Black hair Sweet grin Cheeks with sharp bones Eyes with light I knew. The first time I felt… His kiss His hand His breath I knew It was true true love…     … Continue reading

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I Do Believe it was a Hoarder

Several years ago I became obsessed with mosaics -as in making them. It culminated in a gigantic wall piece that I made in the kitchen. It took 2 months and 25 lbs of grout – it also kind of sucked … Continue reading

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Somewhat Random – Habits, Yoga and Observation

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
It’s 7:30AM on a Saturday. I’ve just rounded  the corner of the building on my bike where my Bikram studio resides. I smell the incense, Nag Champa would be my guess, a little tremor…

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