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Tutor Waiting For Tutee Who Arrived 15 Minutes Later

I spent some time drawing the figure on the right, in the sketch below. After a while another man came to the table and sat down. 100 more words

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A change is gonna come. Soon. For real

I get to a stoplight driving D. to a karate friend’s birthday party at a Chuck E. Cheese’s, and see the Facebook notification I’ve expected to receive every Saturday: the weekly schedule for the restaurant’s shifts, posted on the private group. 548 more words


A pioneer turning desert into oasis

MAGED EL SAID, Sinai, Egypt:

In Sinai, I meet the exceptional and inspiring Maged. I decided to volunteer at his organic farm in Nuweiba, a small village in the Sinai Peninsula. 352 more words

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Nearsighted Man Really Interested in a Book Sitting Opposite a Disinterested Person

I am attracted to the visual excitement of exaggerated poses. I like that the viewer sometimes is not aware of when the pose is dramatized by the artist or the subject. 17 more words

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Hospital Bag

As many of you know I am in my third trimester and have been spending the past few weeks getting my hospital bag ready, and this involves unpacking and repacking a few times. 1,079 more words

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Ready to Quit?

Whether it’s your first attempt, or your 21st attempt, it can always be your last attempt.

You can start living a nicotine-free lifestyle by creating your quit plan… 209 more words


Happy Birthday, Meredith!

My husband is making me write this post. I didn’t want to. On October 16 this year I had another birthday. You may proceed to sing to me if you wish. 1,168 more words