monthly archives: November 2011

Brazil, Day 1: Olinda

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And I wish I could tell you more about Olinda than that, but then I slept for about 14 hours. Continue reading

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Seems like sound advice

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It’s possible that there are some truly ordinary people out there (and I may not be exempt). Nonetheless, this seems like a good policy.

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Happy birthday, little brother

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It’s my little brother’s birthday today. (And also my awesome acupuncturist’s.) I’m thankful both were born.

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A new twist on an old something or other

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Guys! I got a new one for you.  WTFF.  As in, What the f*cking f*ck.  Its best feature may be that it doesn’t require a question mark.  Its second best feature is that I made it up. Kind of perfect, … Continue reading

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When I forget how to talk

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There’s a Wilco song in which Jeff Tweedy sings, “When I forget how to talk I sing…” Those lyrics have been running through my head. Sometimes when things are hard or really sad or whatever, conversation just doesn’t bring answers. … Continue reading

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When you have no ground on which to stand

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Right now I am on my weekly flight from LAX to JFK.  I am somewhere over the middle of the country.  It seems fitting that I all I can think is, I don’t know where I am.

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How street art stole my heart

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There’s nothing like living somewhere else to make you cherish things like your bed, your friends, and of course, your city. This is how a piece of street art, posted under a Los Angeles freeway, melted my heart. Continue reading

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SEC? More like SE-suck

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I have loathed the SEC for far too long to be cool with this news: Mizzou moves to SEC I get what it means financially for my alma matter. Yay, money. But no one, save for those actually in it, … Continue reading

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