Category Archives: random things

How patience kicked my ass and took my name, part 1

source “I need a break. I don’t want any more lessons for a while.” Ho ho ho. Famous last words before the Universe threw me the middle finger and shoved me into my next adventure. TIME TO CULTIVATE THE ART … Continue reading

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The Guest House

one of my favorite poets (the other being Neruda!) The Guest House by Rumi This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. … Continue reading

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C’mere regrets – let me hold you

I’ve always had a strong reaction to the word “regret”. Back in college, I had a boyfriend who frequently told me that he had zero regrets, and how proud he was of this accomplishment. But every time he announced this … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Grey

POINT/COUNTERPOINT WITH MARISSA AND ERIN over gmail chat: me:  so last night, as i was writing, my book became rather….explicit and i LIKE it Marissa:  Uh oh. Like swearing? me: no. i mean sexually Marissa:  50 Shades of Erin. “And then the fast Audi … Continue reading

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The Invitation

The Invitation It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, And if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I … Continue reading

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That’s a weird looking frog…

Our fourth morning in El Salvador, I woke up early to go to the bathroom. Must’ve been round 5am cause the sun was starting to rise. I heard a noise in the shower so I pulled the door back and … Continue reading

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