Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cars Suck

I’ve been doing a lot of driving lately. My work takes me to the San Francisco Bay Area, which is three hours from Chico, and to Humboldt County, which is at least 4.25 hours, or longer, depending on which direction … Continue reading

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Social Situations that Suck…or…Do You Mind if I Cuss?

*PARENTAL WARNING: CONTAINS SOME ADULT (THOUGH IMMATURE) LANGUAGE.* I count each day that I don’t do or say something stupid to somebody a victory. Not every day is a victory. For example: • Yes, apparently I am that person who … Continue reading

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“I Would Prefer Not To”

I am often reminded of Herman Melville’s short story Bartleby the Scrivener, since I first read it in a college literature class. I originally read it as a fresh, 18 year-old liberal arts student who really had no clue what … Continue reading

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A Picture of Hope and Promise

I lay my purchases down on the kitchen counter: Five spiral notebooks of various sizes, made of recycled paper, from large 10.5 x 8” down to a mini pocket size with a lavender plastic cover A pack of four Uniball … Continue reading

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