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Weekend Acquisitions - Fabrikations and Books

Over the weekend, I finally picked up the two Fabrikations figures I’ve been seeing around but hadn’t actually pulled the trigger on buying. As I’m realizing I have less and less interest in the "standard size" … 159 more words


Socratic dialogue: A Basketful of Goats (and pages of empty quotes) #1

Including Joan of ARC, Jean-Paul SARTRE, Ernest HEMINGWAY and the 1st Duke of WELLINGTON (Eleanor ROOSEVELT absent, delayed after her fridge blew its fuse) on the topic of democracy, pizza, long names, and none of those things. 1,228 more words

The Unhinging Chronicles: A Fumi-Chronicle of a Death Untold

Diabetes. Partial foot amputation. Cerebral hemorrhaging.

Uncle Yukinori had a grocery list of medical terms attached to a file that could hardly describe the man he was but could describe the excesses he lived. 699 more words


He ain't heavy

April – The time of year when the trees and flowers start to bloom, nature comes alive and the sun starts to shine. But this year something I could only describe as the worst time in my life has happened. 1,260 more words

My Journey

Hour and a Half Shy

I went to work the following day. I got up at six-thirty in the morning like I always did, I solemnly dressed myself and I hopped on the Manhattan bound subway en route to 5th avenue and 36th street. 643 more words


My grandmother's story.

I never knew my maternal grandmother. I lost her to leukemia when I was just two years old. She was only 49.

Despite not having any memory of her or having grown up with her, I have always felt a strange connection with her—or, more accurately, with her story. 1,174 more words

This Brokedown Life

Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder...

My husband’s grand father passed away this past weekend and tomorrow he will be driving with his mom and brother to Iowa to attend the wake and the funeral. 217 more words