Monthly Archives: September 2009

An ode to the winter squash.

Stripes and knots abound on your skin, Inside golden flesh waits for my teeth, Piercing the surface, I seek what’s beneath. Oh wonderous vegetable, where do I begin? Spaghetti has nothing on your lucious taste, To ignore your siren call … Continue reading

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Isolation

One of the most difficult roadblocks to overcome in any recovery is the perceived need to isolate oneself. I’ve noticed that in the battle to overcome an illness, two distinct types of recover-ees emerge. There are those who, in a … Continue reading

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If enjoying cheesy pop culture is wrong, I don’t want to be right.

Yes, its true. I love a good sickly sweet hollywood ending. I tap my toes to the beat of top 40 tunes. I tear through chick-lit like its going out of style (though whether or not its “in style” to … Continue reading

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People.

People fascinate me. I could sit in a cafĂ© and people-watch for hours. Does that make me a creeper? No, I like to think it makes me an observational sociologist. The first time I realized that observing people go about … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

When you wake up every morning feeling hopeless and restless and stuck in a vicious circle, it is time to pause. Rewind. Re-evaluate. I think that it is easy to get tied up in the golden handcuffs of relative success, … Continue reading

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