Tag Archives: Family

Not That Person Anymore

Have you ever put on a pair of clothes, only to quickly realize they no longer fit? That happened to me a few weeks ago. It caught me by surprise. My pants felt like I needed to shove a lampshade … Continue reading

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The Bags We Carry

There once was a man who went grocery shopping once a week. He would park his car in the lot and head inside with his bags. Up and down the aisles he went grabbing all the food he wanted while striking up … Continue reading

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How To Lose Weight Over The Holidays

That’s a catchy clickbait title, is it not? Too bad the holidays are over. Are they over? I lost track of what day it was as soon as we hit December 27. Is it 2018 yet? Are we on Mars? … Continue reading

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Adios, Chris

It was the best lasagna I’ve ever had in my life. I wanted to eat more of it, but in order to do that I would’ve had to pave paradise and put up a parking lot. In simpler terms, my … Continue reading

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else

This poem is a companion piece to “everything” – written January 2, 2016. And they will ask, Was it then, is it now, or is it ever? i had to look past the things that bothered and the thoughts that … Continue reading

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Wrapping Presents

Back when I was in high school, I told someone there was a difference between a present and a gift. I claimed that a present is something that is given to someone when they expect it, while a gift is something … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Different Now

My family’s artificial Christmas tree came out of hiding this past weekend, which means Christmas is just down the street, as opposed to being just around the corner. It has been just around the corner since November 1st, if you haven’t … Continue reading

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A Letter To Victoria

Dear Victoria, Let’s tango! Not actually, though, because I’m here and you’re somewhere in the USA so that wouldn’t work. Plus, I wouldn’t know what I’m doing and probably step on your feet. Also, I didn’t mean “let’s tango” literally, it was … Continue reading

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A Special Time

I didn’t want to be there anymore but I had just arrived so I sat down held a pencil in my hand and hoped it would stop shaking the sweat dripped from my brow as I looked up at the clock now begging … Continue reading

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Scroll Like Zombies

If I ask a question would anyone answer or is an answer too much to ask and we scroll like zombies I’ll ask anyway just in case someone has something to say and we scroll like zombies what happened to the world what happened … Continue reading

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