a week as memoir (a check-in)

The week that was and wasn’t and is I am still yes to reflecting on my week, and also receiving a resounding no to sitting down to write about it in any known form, so: collecting notes, themes & thoughts from my week, some in the form of memoir titles…...

Something about (a chicken?)

Something about checking in I have had the phrase SOMETHING ABOUT in my head a bit lately. As in: I don’t know what, exactly, but something about… Something about a something! Something about how I am finding myself in and out of moments of utter fog and...

Say no more (a check in)

Say no more (story hour) Over the past months in the desert, my car has gotten dustier and dustier, and when I do curbside pickup and have to identify my car, I say it’s dusty, and the person I’m speaking to says SAY NO MORE, I SEE YOU. This week I finally got around...

Calling in a Gleaming Day

Mood Not sure exactly what is behind the grumpy mood I woke up in. The usual suspects of course include the moon, hormones, perceived boundary violations, the poor air quality, the memories of last spring in lockdown and the terrible fires, a post-celebration energy...

Divisible by 11 (a check-in)

Divisible By Eleven (story hour) This weekend was both my divorceiversary and my birthday, and I am Divisible By Eleven, so it was celebratory and also very chill. I was going to do four hundred and forty four sun salutations to mark the day, but then I remembered my...
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