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Giving up on my little bird
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Giving up on my little bird

There’s a certain amount of giving up required to keep your wits about you, certain concessions needing to be made to remain something in the neighborhood of happy. Your GPS will heave as it searches for the address, whilst you concede point after point to keep everyone’s smile above half […]

Be Happy It Happened At All
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Be Happy It Happened At All

Wise words from an unreal doctor are no less relevant in adulthood and in a foreign city and at 5:48am. Be happy it happened at all, not sad it is over. Or something in that vein. But try selling that platitude to a boy who has seen his favorite kind […]

Not Ready Yet To Go All The Way Grey
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Not Ready Yet To Go All The Way Grey

The flecks of grey started to appear in my early twenties. That seemed a bit ahead of schedule. The grey onslaught started slow enough, just a strand here and there, something my mom would point out with a slightly wry smile when I’d return to the nest. She’d say I […]

What Do I Want To Do For A Living?
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What Do I Want To Do For A Living?

We were supposed to be watching the series finale of our favorite show, 90 minutes of British crime investigation that we’ve been leaving to get virtually dusty on the digital shelf of our PBS.org Roku account because once it’s over, it’s over and neither of us are ready for that […]

This Is Not A Cry For Help
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This Is Not A Cry For Help

Maybe it was a mild panic attack. That’s awfully scary to consider and to write down. I can’t know for sure, though. I’m not a regular around these parts, and this is not a cry for help with whatever happened and is still happening to me as I write this […]

Complicated Donuts And A Fat Boy
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Complicated Donuts And A Fat Boy

Donuts and I have a long, complicated history. Our story probably started before I can even remember. Maybe there was a happy, pudgy-faced young boy being driven to the local Dunkin’ Donuts on weekend mornings; his dad with the newspaper folded neatly under an arm, his mom with a cup […]

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