Tag Archives: Coming to Terms with Myself

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When I was young, it wasn’t easy for me to fall asleep at night. I’d have nightmares or worse, it was just the darkness that bothered me. This proclivity drove my parents more than a little crazy but they may … Continue reading

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This Getting Older Thing is For the Birds

It happened slowly; at first, it was a little bit of eyestrain. Then there were headaches. One day, I was stretched out on the bed, reading a book and when I lifted my gaze from the page, the entire room … Continue reading

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It Can Happen Here

By now, everyone knows about Las Vegas.  At least 59 people died. Nearly 530 people were injured. We’re learning the names, as well as the fact of the shooter’s stockpile, but still, we have no motivations. Since the shooter acted alone, we may … Continue reading

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“Here We Are, At the End…”

This was the view I had earlier tonight; the always lovely Fox Cities Stadium. This was the second to last home game of the year for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. It was also my last game of the season. Although … Continue reading

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The Gap

A few nights ago, Prime and I started talking and the subject turned to BotCon. I admitted that I wasn’t taking things all that well. Prime agreed but pointed out that we have a gap in our lives now; without … Continue reading

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We have some color on the trees now. It isn’t a lot, but I can see some insistent little yellow patches dotted on the nearby woods. Some are small enough to where if you blink, you can miss them. Others … Continue reading

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Everything, Every Thing

There’s a great post on Love Joy Feminism right now that I recommend you read: If America is a TV show, this season feels increasingly dark. All of it is good. All of it is relevant. All of it rings of … Continue reading

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