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Hashtag Expensive Cat Part 2

Great news! Magellan is recovering well and his hospital bill came in lower than anticipated. Between the donations from GoFundMe and those sent via Paypal, my cat bro is all paid up! He’s not going to be out of the … Continue reading

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Richmond

ETA: The events of Richmond happened the weekend before Thanksgiving 2011. During that weekend, I kept a diary, already wanting to write about all the things I’d seen and my perceived triumph over my depression, and the story about the … Continue reading

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flailing wildly from the corner*

Soooooo. This has been a summer. I mentioned in my last post that Mom hurt her leg. It wasn’t anything super bad; she overdid it at the gym (and Matt may have hit that kneecap with an aluminum bat when … Continue reading

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friggin brothers

I don’t know why, but I’ve been feeling nostalgic for the past couple of weeks. I’m not sure what the trigger was, but I’ve been thinking of all sorts of things from my childhood: my grandmother and her endless fussing, … Continue reading

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The Most Deilicious Bastards

Have you ever had to deal with live shrimp? I have. The grandfather I liked used to spend weeks teaching my brother and I how to fish during summer vacation. The poor shmuck lived in St. Petersburg, Florida in a … Continue reading

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Bad Thoughts

One of my responsibilities at work is to shred the documents with sensitive client information. Most days, I’m in too much of a rush doing the job to really pay attention to what I’m shredding, and when I do look, … Continue reading

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Voltron: Defenders of the Universe

Okay, so it’s really late and I’m working on my final essays and Mom is preparing for a fundraiser and Matt found out that Netflix live-streams Voltron and we’re all sitting here watching it and pointing out which parts we … Continue reading

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