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The Beginning of the Beginning

I’m young, in the single digits, and I remember playing with Stretch Armstrong with my uncle (who happens to be six months younger than me) on a grassy field. My Mom and Grandpa are there but I’m focused on stretching … Continue reading

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A Great Day

Yesterday, after frolicking in the snow with Reno, I rushed home to clean as much of my apartment as I could. Gail and Cindy were going to arrive later that afternoon. I spared a moment for a hot dog and … Continue reading

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Words are Actions

In the long and twisted journey through my existential crisis that is really mostly my brain yelling “what am I going to do with my life????” I got it in my head that maybe words in general aren’t as powerful … Continue reading

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Sudden Epiphany

I can do whatever I want. 

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Tuesday (Tennant, to be exact)

Okay, so. I may have forgotten about/let this blog fall to the wayside (yes terrible pun I went there bite me) in favor of trying to actually go out there and get stuff done. Which I think I’ve accomplished. To … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Beginning

I’m young, single digits and I’m playing with Stretch Armstrong with my uncle (who happens to be six months younger than me) on a grassy hill. My Mom and Grandpa are there, but I’m focused on stretching Stretch as far … Continue reading

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Earliest Memory (As far as I Know)

I’m on my little rocking horse, rocking away while Mom does the dishes in the tiny kitchen of the first house. Baby Horsie rolls over the textured tiles. They’re a warm color, yellow maybe, or reddish orange. Right in front … Continue reading

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