Tag Archives: childhood

Do Not Operate Heavy Machinery While Under the Influence Of This Writing Career

I have this malady I fear is terminal, a creeping fungus that refuses to recede. I am a writer you see, and despite all my best efforts, I can deny this disease no longer. I mean no one in their … Continue reading

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Sensitive Skin, One Reason I’m Not A Prima Ballerina

Sometime around the age of four I became obsessed with ballerinas.  I don’t know if it was the tutu or the toe shoes or the reenacted fairy tales but for whatever reason, I was intrigued.  The only thing I wanted … Continue reading

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Valuable Cocktail Napkins And Assorted Disorders

After I posted my Writer Whacked In Effigy piece, Diane Verenberg from I’ll Cut You sent me a funny link to a childhood memory of hers about a harshly judged stuffed animal, and it got me to thinking about my … Continue reading

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