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How to open the mail and other adult responsibilities

I still have trouble opening the mail, or answering the phone when it rings. Early in the program, my sponsor would have me pick up the phone and call three women a day. Call them on the phone. Like, how totally…

Living in the high desert during a global pandemic

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Did I manifest a global pandemic? I mean, I have manifested the exact right chair before, or the perfect dress from the thrift store. Normally, if I think about a thing often enough it appears. Whether good or bad. …

A memoir, antics in the workplace and self-exploration

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Lemonade Stands and Lies

My first job was hustling for a Nintendo. My parents were on the lower-middle-class side and they were young. Younger than seems appropriate looking back on our history as my thirty-eight-year-old self. When I was six and in desperate, indescribable need of…

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