Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Drive (and Other Moments of Reflection pt. 2)

(Continued…) I sat in the driver’s seat of my car in the parking lot of Springfield Medical Emergency and stared straight ahead. The rain was beginning to get heavier on the windshield making all of the other cars’ lights that … Continue reading

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The Accident (and Other Moments of Reflection pt. 1)

I stood at work, bored out my mind, much like every other night- aside from holiday weekends- at a ski resort in the summer time. The only saving grace I had being that I work with most of my best … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Single-dom

If there is one thing I’m good at… it’s being single. (It turns out I have a lot of practice.) This week has so far, been a roller coaster of emotions, but for the most part I’ve always had a … Continue reading

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How Mike and I Met (and Other Relationship Problems)

Somebody once told me that relationships were hard. I don’t remember who the initial person to drop that bombshell on me was, but I’ve heard it regurgitated time and time again. Relationships are hard. They are work. You will hate … Continue reading


The Trail Angel

I used to pick up hitchhikers all the time. I would pick them up, bring them as far as I could bring them, talk their ear off, drop them off, and then carry on. But that was it. I did … Continue reading


My Pledge of Allegiance

My boyfriend and I of almost three years have very little in common. Really, we enjoy very little of the same things. He doesn’t like to read; if I had my way, it is close to all I would do. … Continue reading

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“The Road” by Cormac McCarthy

This book had been sitting on my shelf for over a year, as many books do. The recommendation had been sitting scribbled in a man’s handwriting for even longer than that in a notebook that I carry around with me. … Continue reading

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The Northshire Missed Connection

As is a custom of my every week, I make a trip down to Manchester, Vermont to visit the bookstore. (This week its today.) Last week was no different and I had plans to meet up with my friend Sarah, … Continue reading