Monthly Archives: July 2005

sightless parents and a boyfriend update

One of my classes is called “Art, Culture, and Creativity.” It is taught by this spacy older Jewish lady with frizzy grey hair. She wears flowered skirts and Birkenstocks with white stockings. She is really into folk art. Have a … Continue reading

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I love rush hour

A list of things I (sincerely) like about my morning commute: *The graffiti on MLK *The lady using eye drops at the red light *The lady in the lane next to me laughing uproariously into her cell phone *The 3-5 … Continue reading

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a general apology..

I’ve been having an amazing email exchange with David Galli about his apology project. As my regular readers know, I am a Chronic Confessor. In my search for Perfect Heart, for transparency and weightlessness, I feel that I must constantly … Continue reading

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Oh Heck, there’s more, plus a Moose on the Loose…

Despite the fact that my last entry was a mile long, there were some important Shipwreck moments that I left out: *seeing multiple bald eagles *also two shooting stars *and that 11 year old “hot boy” named Tork who dressed … Continue reading

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and finally, a heck fest wrap up

I am a blogging delinquent. Months of foreshadowing What the Heck Fest (aka Shipwreck Days), plus a week or two of intensive refs, and then the event happens and I don’t write about it. I am a cyber-tease. I am … Continue reading

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Count Down to Heck Fest and Money Makes me Feel Stress

Anacortes, Washington. What the Heck? Fest. Shipwreck Days have come again. Little Cranberry Lake. Department of Safety. Croatian Club. Know Yr Own. The Business. Mount Eerie. Willow. Rachael. Rebecca. In the Volvo. Sleeping Bags. Awesome Town. USA. *************** I hate … Continue reading

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party shots

Here are some (belated) photos from the 4th of July: Here are some photos from Saturday Night’s debaucherous “girls gone wild” esque karaoke night: Rebecca and Willow Gone Wild Rachael and Willow Gone Wild AJ and Willow Gone Wild (ok, … Continue reading

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my heart goes out

My heart goes out this week… …to Sweet Lucy who lost her dad on the Fourth of July. …to people living their lives in London. People going to work, people going on holidays. I wish I could keep everyone safe. … Continue reading

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Touch Map

I have this idea to keep a list of human contact as I go through my day. I mean actual, physical contact. Just for one day, to see how often I really connect to people. You know those stupid studies- … Continue reading

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Sounds of the Fourth

It is Monday, July 4th, 2005. The time is 1:36pm. I have spent the last two hours lying in the grass beside my house. Here is a list if the sounds my neighborhood makes on Independence Day: *R&B music. From … Continue reading

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