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It’s Christmas Time In the City

I never went to see the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. I never took a carriage ride in Central Park. I never even went ice skating in Rockefeller Center. But as my third Christmas in Colorado … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Cigarettes.

                 ‘Cause I don’t know who I am, who I am without you All I know is that I should ~ Missy Higgins As Jerry Seinfeld said, a breakup is like pushing over a soda machine. Smoking cigarettes is a … Continue reading

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Ask The Waitress: “Officer, He Swore He Was 21!”

Q: Is “Dude. Seriously? These are our parents, ” a valid ID in the state of Colorado?  A: No  I don’t mean to be a jerk, but is it truly a hardship to carry a valid form of photo identification … Continue reading

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It’s Amazing

And she began to see: how we cling to fragile walls… this first home/body pounded and grown out of necessity, love. Biting love. Survival love. ~ Ishle Yi Park Spring 2004 was the worst season of my entire life. I’d … Continue reading

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Breakfast.

Oh, you don’t want advice from me; I ate a Three Musketeers bar for breakfast. ~Liz Lemon I was quite the responsible citizen, breakfast-wise, for a while at my new job. I genuinely love oatmeal, and not even the kind … Continue reading

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My Kingdom For A Coffee

The vending machine promised me a tasteful blend of coffee and chocolate in my Cafe Mocha, but this is neither tasteful nor chocolatey. Nor coffee-y, for that matter. This is what happens when I run out of money and can’t … Continue reading

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