Category Archives: Not-so-amazing stories

study, eat, delete

Rainy Sunday passes quickly.  Been sitting at the keyboard for most of the day so far, moving pictures around, deleting the dumb ones, pushing the old ones onto the external hard drive to make room for more…. Walk around the … Continue reading

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What’s that smell?

If you’re a member of my generation you needn’t watch the video. The good news: No more endless driving. My fish will no longer be lonely and hungry on the weekends. More time to ride my bike. More time to … Continue reading

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shiny new buildings and grumpy old men

Brand new art building.  Last semester at the community college, then it’s on to the University for nursing school.  Prerequisites behind me, this semester involves two art classes; Ceramics and Basic Digital Photography.  I shiver and shudder when I think … Continue reading

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Running the Gauntlet

I ran the gauntlet tonight, and it was worth it.  It is pouring rain.  I drove out to the coast.  (*For the second time today)  Jim and Kate were at the end of that drive, bearing turkey soup loaded with … Continue reading

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Canary in a coal mine

Fish floating upside-down rainbow colors, pale and stiff damn, damn, Sam I am Time flies Gets away Mail rotting in the box Fish floating upside-down +++++++++++++++++ This poem is a comment on how distracted I get around finals time, or … Continue reading

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Come With Me to Calistoga….

After baking all those delicious desserts I needed a break.  A massage.  A hot tub.  You know the feeling.  And because he is awesome, Marty treated me to all three.  We went to Calistoga for the weekend. It rained all Saturday morning.  … Continue reading

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