Category Archives: apartment

It’s not flowing

As a therapist who works for a nonprofit which contracts with various school districts, I invariably drive a lot. It can be assumed I listen to an unfair share of talk radio. I listen to the gamut from cocky Rush … Continue reading

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A Phone Conversation

I received a letter last Monday, the 16th, from Mother superior informing me that I should really call the Novice Mistress, or if that’s inconvenient, to email her. The irony is that I sent a letter because there was no … Continue reading

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Apartment Advent

I wrapped all the gifts. Put up the lights & opened my nativity set for the first time. But the cats are meowing and mice stirring.

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Money

My roomie “forgot” to pay the cable bill last month. I came home this evening to find a past-due notice on the table, opened but the repayment stub still attached. I called her, no answer. I texted her, no response … Continue reading

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Heat

Its a steady 90° at night here. The mousies are sleeping until I put their water bottle in the fridge. My pinchy-pinched nerve acts up at this hot, breezeless hour. Nature’s on a humidity kick to boot, making all bedsheets … Continue reading

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