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Month: June 2016 (page 1 of 2)

Status update.

Somehow all the major kitchen appliances have managed to go on the fritz simultaneously. The oven thermostat died, the fridge warms up to 60 degrees unless you defrost its freezer every 3 days, the dishwasher stopped draining fully and now leaks onto the floor, and the radio died.… Read the rest

“Do you know a cure for me?” “Why yes,” he said, “I know a cure for everything. Salt water.” “Salt water?” I asked him. “Yes,” he said, “in one way or the other. Sweat, or tears, or the salt sea.”

–Isak Dinesen (aka Karen Blixen)

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Facebook control

I have deliberately avoided logging on to Facebook on the new laptop since I got it, so for the past 2 weeks Facebook has been a mobile only experience for me. I have to say, it is greatly cutting down on the amount of time I spend distracting myself with it when I’m supposed to be working.… Read the rest

I become aware of cello sounds over the speakers. My breathing slows, brow un-furrows, & I gradually realize it is @zoecello

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How to Write — The Awl

Incredibly accurate description of the writing life by Heather Havrilevsky.

Today, I woke up at 4 a.m. because one of my dogs was making a strange gulping sound. I sat for several minutes listening closely, wide awake, wondering if she wasn’t developing esophageal cancer or some other gruesome ailment that the pricey animal specialty hospital might guilt me into actually treating.

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