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Personal Essays | Mourning the Living

July 10, 2018 // 1 Comment

It's possible to mourn the loss of someone who is still alive. I've been mourning the loss of my mom since she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's eight years ago. [...]

Notes from Nanea | Ordinary Sad

June 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

My dear Sweatpants & Coffee tribe, I woke up the other day feeling sad. There’s the Big Sad, because, you know, terrible, not-fun life events, but then there’s also [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | Dealer

June 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

 I have been writing stories in recent months that are as painful to read as they are to write.  Truths, revelations, memories that now serve a purpose were once shoved [...]

Personal Essay | Falling Down Stairs

June 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

There’s a lot about pregnancy they don’t tell you. Not because no one wants to, but because it’s hard to describe. Other stuff, in fact lots of stuff, they [...]

How to Enjoy Disney World as an Adult

June 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

I don’t know who a “Disney person,” is, but I’ve been told that it’s not me. More than one friend, for instance, asked with surprise why I planned to visit Disney [...]
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