Author Archives: GirlZoot

rolling dumpster fire of doom

I’m sitting here in my newly cleaned office. I can smell the gooshy cat food I gave my fuzzballs earlier this evening and I can hear my mother blowing her nose downstairs. I may or may not be avoiding getting … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

“I wonder what they are like?” I said. “Barbarians.” Said Doris. “You can’t know that.” I said. “They might be perfectly civilized.” “Civilized people.” Said Doris. “Would manage their weather better.” —Kara Coryell/Rose and Silver, Straw and Gold: Fairy Tales … Continue reading

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Wednesday

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Just a Thought

The sun hitched up her trousers and soldiered on up into the sky. September squinted at it and wondered if the sun here was different than the sun in Nebraska. It seemed gentler, more golden, deeper. The shadows it cast … Continue reading

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wrappers

Signs your meeting has gone on way too long: your co-workers have eaten all the candy on the table everyone has checked their phones three times in the last ten minutes you are honestly considering smothering the person next to … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

Alice had no idea what Latitude was, or Longitude either, but thought they were nice grand words to say. —Lewis Carroll/Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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Judgy Cat is Judging You

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While I was waiting for the SUV to take me back to my car, I got waylaid by an assistant from MTV’s Pimp My Ride. You know what a pimp is, right? He’s a dude who tricks, frightens, or flat-out … Continue reading

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Fish and Potato and Veggies

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Just a Thought

Isn’t that what every marriage is, anyway? Just a lengthy game of he-said, she-said? —Gillian Flynn/Gone Girl

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