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Price and Place

There’s a vegetarian and vegan restaurant in our part of town called Proper Eats. It has a small grocery selling bulk grains and spices, produce and natural foods. When I walk past the open door it smells like my home town … Continue reading

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Panty Lines

In college someone usually had a Victoria’s Secret catalog floating around in the smoking lounge. My friends and I would peruse them and debate whether women’s bodies could actually assume the positions the models adopted, sprawled artfully on the luxurious … Continue reading

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Heart of Bone

I realized recently that most people might not experience life as a constant barrage of chaos. However other people engage with the world, good or bad, it doesn’t necessarily feel like a battle against drowning. I don’t feel that way … Continue reading

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Modern Living: Modern Art

I haven’t done a collage in a long time, but I’d been thinking for awhile about doing one made up of all the random crap I pick up all over the house. The amount of cheap, useless plastic stuff that … Continue reading

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The Process

I have this thing for cast iron pots, so I had one that I started using on the top of the stove to melt wax in a canning jar.  I had some wax sitting around in a canning jar and … Continue reading

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What was broken

My husband comes from a family of savers as well.  We have numerous toys from his childhood, carefully shipped across the country by his mother, many of which are too bedraggled to use, but some of which are pretty neat. … Continue reading

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Hoarding

I found a box of stuff that contained, among other things, the editorial cartoons that I had stuck to my dorm room door in college.  And a poster questioning the integrity of a liberal white European dude that was giving … Continue reading

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