Tag Archives: daily life

When I grow up I want to be a crossing guard

It takes a certain type of person to be a crossing guard.                                  First of all, you have to look good in orange.  Check. Gotta like kids.  Check. Gotta be reliable.  Check.                          Gotta be willing to get up early, and … 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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Top hats and hitchhikers

7:20 am, the phone rings and it’s Ivan.  “Can you come get me? I missed the bus.”  “Sure, I’ll be there in a bit, start walking.” Ivan slept at his Dad’s last night, just a mile down the street from … Continue reading

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On the line laughing; long distance love

I have a new love and his name is Poetry.  I just wrote this one: *+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+ Must Capture Moment   Marty Party On the line laughing Me in my ugly pink chair Curled slightly laughing cradling phone cradling him reading … Continue reading

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What I really wanna do today

Skip school, make that list, pumpkin and apples and gingersnaps and butter, shop and clean the house and take a nap, call my mom, get caught up in the domestic thing.  But no.  Not yet. Eat cereal, drink tea, remove pajamas, … Continue reading

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Looking up, looking down, looking all around.

The sky looked like this in Petaluma on Thursday. Today, at home, it is gray and blue and white. Saturday afternoon and Marty is sleeping in my bed.  I am eating a vanilla/caramel ice cream cone and wondering why my computer’s … Continue reading

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