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I was in a relationship with someone who told me once that there is a “beautiful seriousness” to me.  It (kind of) sounds like a compliment, I know, but… wasn’t.  The subtext was that I was too serious — too hard to play with. Hearing this — and being the subject of a judgement that “light” […]

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My mom and I used to get ready in the mornings in our one bathroom, taking turns using the curling iron.  We always felt, at least to me, right on the edge of something, and our conversations took on a weight for me so that, even now as an adult, the ritual of getting ready with […]

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My first night in that house, I’d gone to yoga.  My stretchy pants were still damp from sweat, and I got Thai food to go from my favorite weird little spot.  I drove my old, busted Subaru up to my new mountains without any music on.  I made my bed — which had been tucked away and un-slept-in for […]

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The first time I traveled alone in a foreign country, I was twenty-three.  I’d decided to backpack through Italy — armed with a too-heavy backpack and too many pairs of shoes.  One night, I hand-washed a pair of my underwear in the shower of my hostel in Rome, and hung them to dry on the post of […]

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Dearest 2015, I woke up and you had already arrived in the wee small hours, warmed by the glow of a gas fireplace, laying beside a man I loved on our IKEA mattress in the house he bought for us.  I thought I’d birth my babies in that house — hear their tiny feet slapping the floors […]

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