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The rain appears to have stopped but I can hear water gurgling down the drain from the roof. It’s so quiet here, I never hear anything that irritates me. 514 more words



This video popped up in a Facebook news feed today. The woman who reposted it is a kind and intelligent woman. I have no truck with her, but I think the people who concocted this little swirl of fiction are immoral, disingenuous, ugly. 677 more words

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Ticking over

It’s only February so I don’t want to speak too soon, but I appear to be getting to grips a little with my New Years resolution.   604 more words


I find it increasingly unnatural to attend to the minutia of daily life. Often, it doesn’t even seem like I share the same mind as the people around me. 340 more words



Living Inside the Migraine. 

It starts with a missing letter in the instruction manual.

The ends of words start to evaporate.

The harder I look at them the more they disappear. 1,248 more words

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Buckley Hill

Returning to Boston is very uncomfortable. So much has changed there over the last twenty years that it is hard to find a single thing that still looks the same. 1,365 more words

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Of Soup and Love

“Of soup and love, the first is better.” — Spanish Proverb

It’s been cold for days. It’s the end of the month, which means both groceries and money are short.

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