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Lolo Jones Jokes That Being Open About Her Virginity Was a 'Mistake': 'That Killed All My Dates'

Lolo Jones is looking for a partner who isn’t intimidated by her decisions — and her honesty.

On Tuesday, the 37-year-old Olympian appeared the series  508 more words


Weddings and Funerals

Weddings and funerals

are now where we meet,

a bond once unbreakable

has now gotten weak.

Our conversations are labored

and without any flow

until one of us picks up the… 110 more words



My recollection of childhood is sketchy.

I remember hiding on the upper steps of the staircase in a house, peering down at the commotion. My 30+ year old father had strips of red on his bare back, as he screamed and shouted at his elder sister who inflicted those wounds with a cane, I think. 206 more words

The Last First Date Dress

Yesterday there was a dress — a black sundress covered in yellow flowers in the Michael Kors outlet store. I showed it to my friend Jared, who said, “Oh my G-d, you have to try that on. 1,365 more words

The Present

The Generation Canyon, not Gap

One of the biggest challeges with caring for someone who is 93 is that her (or his) life experiences are so different, especially since I was born late in my parents’ lives. 682 more words

The Geriatric Child

Living in the Labyrinth

I always used to think that life was made up of distinct chunks. I believed in life events: in getting over negative experiences and turning your life around, in resounding successes and monumental failures. 1,064 more words

Holding Onto the Past - Written Thursday 1st November 2001 (Aged 26)

Holding Onto the Past

i could not hold onto the past
i let it sail away
it tried to chain me to the mast
i could not hold onto the past… 157 more words