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It’s 4AM…

and therefore, it must be time to have an awful replay of every mistake I’ve ever made. Why does my brain do this? I’m a ruminator, yeah, and I’m no stranger to insomnia, but I guess being pregnant has exacerbated it, and so the latest thing has been waking up at random hours and letting…

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Changes in Latitudes

Holy guacamole, it’s 2014. I haven’t posted since September, but I do have a good reason, chicos. I’m pregnant! It’s surreal. Or it was after I got through the godawful first trimester, where I could’ve definitely been an extra in The Walking Dead. Now it’s exciting, and a little bit terrifying too. Thankfully, however, all that…

1,000 Words

As a writer, I extol the many virtues of words. In an age of digital photography, memes and YouTube videos, I feel the need to explain their worth. Words are powerful, I say. Words change the way we view the world. Sometimes, though, words are insufficient. When they are, we’re lucky to have other mediums…

A Little Too Close to Home?

Someone I follow on Twitter posted this excellent video from Family Guy: And I just die laughing every time I watch it. Then I wait a couple beats. Fear starts to sink in. I’m not like Brian, am I? Got a nice little narrative? Got a compelling protagonist? That I’ve been working on for three…

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Women are Tough

For some, this might seem like a sort of “duh” statement. For me, it’s taken some time to arrive at this conclusion. I grew up with a Momma Bear, who I knew would beat the shit out of anyone who tried to hurt my brother or me. I gulped down episodes of Buffy the Vampire…