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Bakery Closed Until Further Notice was a writing project with a timeline.  It ended on April 17th, 2011, exactly as planned. That doesn’t mean that I’ve stopped writing.  I’ve shifted gears and started a new blog over here.  Please follow … Continue reading

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The dinner party

Last night I mentioned that we were having a bunch of friends over for dinner.  “A bunch of friends” really only meant two other couples, who had met each other once, briefly, and whose connection to each other is only … Continue reading

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Every little thing, is gonna be alright

I have that song stuck in my head, and I don’t even like Bob Marley.  But I’ve been surprising myself today with the thought that maybe, just maybe, I’m going to turn out just fine. First, I was at work, … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and loss (but not pregnancy loss)

So, to finally get to the point of my post yesterday, which was about me being a friend-collector and never wanting to say goodbye to or grow apart from anyone…  Somewhere along this road, I made pregnancy synonymous with friendship … Continue reading

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Getting it, and getting through it

First, team, for anyone who selected “Other” and wrote in a response for the polls on yesterday’s post, I wasn’t able to read those write-in answers.  And I really want to know what they are, so if you haven’t already, … Continue reading

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Cleaning out my closet #1

I walked down to the Target center to run a few errands this morning – had to buy padded envelopes and overpriced chocolate bars, thought I might try sitting in a coffee shop and writing poetry like I used to … Continue reading

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Give me your money.

A while back, I promised here that I would one day share my most embarrassing moment, then ask for donations to a worthy cause.  Today is that day. On February 27th, 1998 – thirteen years ago today – my youngest brother, … Continue reading

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