Category Archives: Gadding

romantic portmanteaus

Who makes the decision about couple names? Is it always based on sounds, pronunciations, and morphemes? Is it a desire to be clever, or just to make sure that words don’t sound ridiculous? I look at celebrity couple names, and … Continue reading

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Reboot, Reload, Reblog

Every year I pay for all the various things attached to my blog. Every year I wonder why. Why am I paying for this service when I barely blog anymore? There was a time when I was posting every single … Continue reading

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parking lot exotic

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drama e’ry day

I’ve worked in customer service a long long time. I’m tired. Tired of being nice, of smiling and nodding, of caring about everyone’s problem before caring about my own. Years ago I worked with a really good friend at a … Continue reading

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trying

In August I started a brand new journal that is very cool, covered in little tiny books that all have girl in the title (The Girl Who Lost Things, Two Girls and a Secret, A Ripping Girl) and is lined. … Continue reading

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Find Your Worth

This month I started a bullet journal. This month I will make an effort. This month I’m joining weight watchers. This month my son turns 27. This month I’m going to keep fighting my depression.   You want an awesome … Continue reading

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all by myself

I’m alone. I’m in New York. I’m here to write papers and stories and watch movies and make a short film with a group of students. I’m sort of at a loss right now as all of this is stuff … Continue reading

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those are blue

I’m starting to feel like I’m turning into a Vogon. Not even a cool Vogon that writes poetry. Nope, one of the boring Vogons that only knows the color of each of the forms.

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county carnival

Him: I don’t get this song. Me: He is singing about how sexy she is and how he loves licking and kissing her. Him: Never say licking again. I get what it means mom, I just don’t get why it … Continue reading

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saving lives everywhere I go

Me: I got to the gym like fifteen minutes later than usual which is apparently like missing the golden window in traffic. Her: Too many people? Me: Too many stupid people. Her: How stupid could someone be at the gym? … Continue reading

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