letter to my son

To my beautiful son, You are my world. You are the most beautiful, amazing boy. And I love you so much. So very much. You are kind. And tender hearted. And I hope you always keep that. Always love your family and always take for all of God’s animals and especially your puppy dogs that…

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chasing the money.

“Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need.” Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club “A lot of people get so hung up on what they can’t have that they don’t think for a second about whether they really want it.” Lionel Shriver, Checker and the Derailleurs…

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walking home.

When I was younger, everyone always told me to get out there and see the world. That the world is bigger than I could imagine. That it is beautiful. That in order to feel accomplished and worldly, I should jump at any opportunity to travel. And I did for a long time. During college, I…

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Deleting the Jello

How hard is it to mess up Jello? The packet, the boiling water, the fridge (right?). As of tonight it has been 48 hours since I boiled, stirred, covered and placed in the fridge. It is as liquid as red fruit punch in a bowl – not a single bit congealed. And really, I’m not…

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