Category Archives: Daily Life

You Say Goodbye, and I Say Hello

It was two days after Christmas, and I was tired of baked ziti. I know. What sort of a person gets tired of baked ziti? But three days in a row of it, and I needed to get out of … Continue reading

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This Time Last Year

The other day, I received an email from Amazon.com. I was sitting in a car dealership, waiting for a shuttle to take me to work while my car was being inspected/repaired. I get so much junk email from the various … Continue reading

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Morning Person

Each month, JUST LIVE IT posts a photo challenge of sorts, posing a question of readers and asking us to capture the answer in picture-form. I missed the first installment but wanted to get in on the second–and what better … Continue reading

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Misty, Water-Colored Memories

It’s four o’clock in the morning, maybe five, and there I am, pressing my face against the tile. On any other day, this activity would seem repellant, but now, as I hug myself against the pain, body shivering in a … Continue reading

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Top Five Films of 2012

Yesterday, Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the nominees for the 2013 Academy Awards, so I thought it was the perfect time to partake in an annual tradition of mine and recount my top five favorite films from the past … Continue reading

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Little Spots of Sunshine

Yesterday, I discovered via work email that one of the administrative assistants in our division died this past Friday. The news was a shock; she was not ill–or rather, none of us ¬†knew her to be ill. She was a … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to be a Grown-up

On what was an all-around crap-style day a couple of months ago, I stood in front of my composition class, discussing an upcoming assignment or something similar. I was telegraphing my mood all over the place, no doubt, because one … Continue reading

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