Disconnect

I am in a relationship that is wonderful beyond words. Romantically speaking, this is the happiest I’ve ever been.

I’m not used to being this happy with a partner, having my needs met this fully, enjoying myself this effortlessly and consistently.

Lately, I’ve been trying to sort out some of the shock from the experience.  » Read more

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Another View

Skyspook’s reaction to “Desperation”:

(12:18:53 PM) skyspook: I liked the post… although it sounds so sad. It was not your fault that you were desperate. Anybody would want out of the situation you found yourself in
(12:19:54 PM) skyspook: Really, the dictionary definition is “having an urgent need or desire”.  » Read more

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Noun:

  1. A young person, usually in uniform, employed to run errands, open doors, etc., as in a hotel.
  2. One side of a sheet of paper as in a book, magazine, or newspaper.

noun:  in medieval times a youth acting as a knight’s attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
noun:  a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings
noun:  a boy who is employed to run errands

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Home

It’s gorgeous — if the size of a shoebox. Weak yellow floor in the kitchen. We set up a dented card table with rusted legs in the living room. It’s not quite level, but it’ll support the weight of a bottle of Arbor Mist. Snaggy carpet in the bedroom, what little you can see from around the bed.  » Read more

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Rotten Denmark

There was a story a friend of mine used to tell. When he was in school, his teacher had called the class to attention and said, “There’s something you all should know. One of you has a very unpleasant odor. Please make sure you are washing with soap regularly.” Someone in the class predictably asked who the teacher was talking about.  » Read more

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my diet/cooking blog

So I’ve had a relatively inactive diet and cooking blog for a while that I’ve started using a lot more recently to track some of our better culinary experiments. I’ve added it to my “bio” page here and thought I’d share the link with y’all should you want to take a looksie.

Stalk My Food

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The Move

Me: Sometimes I feel like I’m way out on a branch, and I feel the wind blow, and at any moment the branch could break, and I’d fall.

Skyspook: Or fly.

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“What brought you to Ohio?”

The honest answers always sound crazy. Desperation, loneliness, a sense of impending doom,  » Read more

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Portion Control

“A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.”

Steve Prefontaine

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apophenia : the experience of seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data.  » Read more

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