Category Archives: coping

Rush

I’m feeling the rush of the season, but I haven’t bothered to set up my tiny fake tree or the Nativity scene yet. There’s a push to meet productivity numbers, always, but more so during the holidays. Every week I … Continue reading

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prose/rant/ramble

I can’t sleep. I haven’t been hungry all day (24 hours). When I do sleep, it’s in fits & starts. I’m cold. I jump when the neighbors open/slam their door. I can’t stop hearing my memories. I forget whether I … Continue reading

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Runneth Dry

I occasionally joke on FB that my wineskin runneth dry & I need Elijah to come fill it as he did the widow’s flour sack. This day is one of “those days” in which I wish I didn’t have more … Continue reading

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Pain in Color

You’ve probably heard of the fascinating experience and phenomenon of Synesthesia. I’m been thinking about what it would be like to see colors with particular words, or have sounds that have precise matching tastes. Why? Well, I have on-going back … Continue reading

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