Category Archives: Memories

Traveling Light

Just over a week ago I traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan to visit a friend and I decided, for the first time ever to travel lightly. I planned my packing so I wouldn’t have to check a bag, but I … Continue reading

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A Newfound Strength

I didn’t always speak my mind, especially when it came to problems with goods or services. I remember feeling as though I didn’t like confrontation. One time, at the age of 17 or 18 I received a horrible haircut, really … Continue reading

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The Weight of Mementos and Memories

2015 ended with unexpected good tidings and 2016 began with a boisterous bang instilling within me a newfound energy. I own many possessions, or, rather, they own me. I live in a two-bedroom apartment, yet still struggle to find space … Continue reading

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A History of Weight Loss Attempts

I have spent the greater part of the past three hours going through one file box of old papers from the early 2000’s. The plastic container of personal historical documents told stories of countless weight-loss attempts: ionamin, personal training, gym … Continue reading

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The Nature of Fear

As I climbed into my car today I somehow noticed a bee in the crook of my elbow. In that moment I screamed and jumped out of my car, frantically flailing my arm about as if my very existence depended … Continue reading

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Staying Out of Funky Town

I haven’t felt like writing much lately. I’m not really sure why, but I’m also sure that the why doesn’t really matter. Sometimes it takes too much effort to delve into the why. Too much time. Too much emotional energy. … Continue reading

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Coffee House Vignettes: an Unusual Tribute to My Dad

I do not care for this time of year. Two years ago on Father’s Day 2013 my dad fell and broke his back and knee and that started his journey home. I sat down this morning to write an entirely … Continue reading

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