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Yes, Please by Amy Poehler

Yes, Please provides a comical behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood’s comedy scene and a peek into Amy Poehler’s life. The scenes about her career are strong and engrossing. 194 more words


Caught halfway out of the closet

Originally published on Medium.

“Lie to yourself about this and you will
forever lie about everything.” —Frank Bidart, “Queer”

I’m caught halfway out of the closet, my foot jammed in the door.

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Despair by Matthew Pullar: Delight in Disorder Tuesday

God, my soul is thick with dread

And muted tears,

Sinking deeper with every step I tread

And losing feeble years

In silence.


Heavy drags the weight of days… 165 more words

Spiritual Reflections

The Aerial Silks Experience

Cost: $20.00

Remaining Budget: $405.81

I don’t remember the instructors name because I was FREAKING OUT when she introduced herself. I didn’t think about the fact that aerial silks would take me off the ground into high places until I walked into the gym and saw people up 20 feet in the air. 850 more words


Without Weakness: Lessons in Taxidermy

I’m of the mindset that if you’re a woman and you’re talking about a health condition you’re facing, it’s legit. See, I’m not saying men don’t get sick. 491 more words

Book Recommendation


In the 1950s psychological theories of identity and ‘attachment’ were still under scientific investigation. They were not yet a real issue in ensuring the health and moral development of the child. 1,021 more words


Bread Crumbs: Retracing Early Footsteps

I knock softly, enter her room, and find Doris subdued and teary-eyed. This is not the same, jovial lady who usually greets me with good cheer and a hearty laugh of welcome. 646 more words