Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sweet Sixteen in Heaven

I have a feeling that it’s so much more than I could ever imagine. Different stages of my life have found me imagining it differently. At four, I pictured it all in gold, majestic, awe-inspiring, slightly intimidating. At ten, I … Continue reading

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Au Revoir (Which, Being French, Sounds So Much More Poignant than “Good-Bye”)

I must needs leave the blogging community – but I am addicted, so it shan’t be for long. To be perfectly honest, I want to make sure my priorities are straight as I start this new year, which I know … Continue reading

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Missing Person’s Report – I Can’t Even Remember Their Name!

She was missing. I knew, I knew, she had been here the night before. A quiet one, she had not engaged me in conversation, content to browse silently, but I missed her nonetheless. I can’t even remember her name. Isn’t that tragic? … Continue reading

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Creating Our Own Fate – By Inaction?

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High Hopes, Punctured by Pippi Longstocking

I had very high hopes for today. I was going to conquer schoolwork, dominate transcript transferrals. Snap my fingers sans Mary Poppins style and warble a song, while watching my cringe-worthy room rearrange itself neatly. Perhaps even have a bit … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Be Turning Over a New Leaf (Gasp.)

Typically, I like to think of January 1st as a brand new era, a crystalline future with no failures clouding the sky. A fresh day with “no mistakes in it”. (At least not yet, as the Miss Staceys always have … Continue reading

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