Category Archives: The Truth

Enough with Terri Schiavo

A student at the school where my boyfriend works as a counselor was shot and killed last week. It was a random shooting and it happened in front of his two younger sisters. There wasn’t so much of a peep … Continue reading

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Disneyland IX: The Scary Rides

If you have ever gone to Disneyland and spent any time at all in Fantasyland (a place ostensibly for children) with any degree of consciousness, you just can’t tell me that it’s not the most terrifying place one earth. Like … Continue reading

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The Ruling Class

I had lunch with some friends from college who I hadn’t seen in a while and some other people who I guess we could call “acquaintances” from the days when I brushed gortex jacket with those of ruling class (who … Continue reading

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A Hell of My Own Creation

My boyfriend and I decided to go on a nice innocent “little” bike ride this afternoon. Unfortunately, my boyfriend decided we should ride to the destination he goes to with his biking buddies, a place that just happens to be … Continue reading

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Acting Class

My acting teacher tends to drool over the students who have crying fits that turn into hyperventilating seizures and screaming matches in their scenes. It’s not that it’s not interesting to watch, it’s just that the only time in my … Continue reading

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Tragedy

Michael is a nice man who has worked at his job for 19 years. He has a passion for Native American jewelry, but there’s certainly no security in that. His parents didn’t have enough for retirement, so he has to … Continue reading

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The Truth Part II

The truth is that I am a hopelessly cynical person trapped in the body of a Pollyanna. I’ve been told that my voice sounds promising to people (like Polly), but I think it just sounds the opposite of an old … Continue reading

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The Truth

Last weekend I met with a woman who is willing to mentor me as a writer. She told me to write the truth for fifteen minutes a day. I tried to reason with her about the perils of truth telling. … Continue reading

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Typos Part II: OK…So Maybe Grammar is Kinda Important

I don’t like reading past entries of my blog because then I start to notice the typo orgy and the crimes of grammar I commit while in my frenzed I’m-So-Creative-I-Don’t-Need-To-Actually-Make-Sense state. It’s sort of the geek equivalent of taking shrooms … Continue reading

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Almost Not-Quite Famous

When I’m really depressed at work I like to read news clips about people I went to college with who are now “famous” and after a moment of dramatic faux self-pity I can usually see why I would be such … Continue reading

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Let Me Explain the Previous Blog

When I said that “the greatest form of service from one human being to another (hmmm…I just noticed that already this sentence makes no sense…) is the capacity to look another human being in the eye and see NO HUMAN … Continue reading

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