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The “why am I here” conundrum


The other night while filming my new video on YouTube (that I appropriately called) “Shopping with Ambien,” I had an epiphany of sorts. Of course, I’m joking. I don’t have a YouTube channel or Ambien. My therapist cured me of those bad habits( another joke- you can laugh .) So -my half-asleep self-was pondering the […]

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I am, I am, I am


” I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart: I am, I am, I am.” -Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar She was my brave Esther and I had her back. Even if she was dead. It was on a Monday that I decided that I hated Ted Hughes because […]

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About me , ad nauseum


Writing has always been cathartic to me.A bittersweet balm on the gaping wound that presented itself as life. I guess I was born with a flair for melodrama. Not that surprising for a child whose grandmother sang Italian opera. I wanted to be Linda Ronstadt when I was four or five .Walking around the house […]

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The confusion of delusion


It’s been three months since I killed my Facebook. I won’t lie – it wasn’t my idea . I was forced to .My sanity and self worth demanded it. When the pain of losing the valuable friendships I’d made with people I didn’t know and having to block some that I did ( no , […]

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The almost total eclipse


The date is somewhere before the beginning of life on our planet and somewhere after the death of intelligent life on our planet. Starting at 6:00 am I did yoga while drinking coffee, fed the dog,drank more coffee , contemplated the meaning of life and eradicated world hunger .  I know, right … Sometimes I […]

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Panic at the Cardio


Just like “Panic at the Disco” but more electric