I am She

The strangest thing has begun to happen. I have become she. I’m re-working old words into slightly new sentences and paragraphs, and it never occurred to me until just this week that I have told nearly every story of my life in the first person. It’s always been just a diary of sorts, but now […]

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the exhale

Lately, I catch myself not exhaling. With every breath that escapes me another moment has passed. I hold my breath as though it will somehow freeze time so that I can step from where I am into where I think I’m supposed to be. I hold my breath until it literally escapes me, completely against […]

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Compliments For Dummies

How to Successfully Convince People That You’re Nicer Than You Really Are We all know them. They’re the people who swear they are being nice to you and act *shocked* when you are somehow offended by their praises. It’s like they don’t understand how to give a compliment. Worse, it’s like they do understand, but […]

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when to say when

I’ve found myself in situation after situation over the last few months where I wonder when it’s time to say when. I’ve always been the kind of person that when it is time to throw in the towel on something, I just know it, and in the exact moment that I know it, it’s just […]

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