Monthly Archives: February 2017

living with an artist, part 14

It’s late. I’m hungry. I want a Little Something. And there’s a cupcake in the fridge. Except it’s not a cupcake. It’s a still life subject.  Mo paints cupcakes. I suspect it’s because when you paint fruit, all you have … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 371

I got a thing or two to say Before I walk on by I’m feeling good today But if die a little farther along I’m trusting everyone to carry on — the prophet jackson browne — I’ve been on this … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 66

“Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.” — Ruth Gordon

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once upon a friendship

Bad days: — In the second grade, I ran away from school because I hadn’t done my homework. I hid in the alley all afternoon while plotting a scheme that would keep me from having to return. — On my … Continue reading

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the thanksgiving guest who never left

Mo made Thanksgiving dinner last year. I think it was in November, although I never wrote the date down. We have a short agenda when it comes to Thanksgiving. Turkey, dressing/and or potatoes, cranberry sauce that we usually forget, corn, … Continue reading

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just another pineapple outing

The person who said “You can lead a pineapple to water but you can’t make him stink” was totally wrong. My pineapple is starting to smell funny. Mo demanded that I walk downwind, and given the normal stench coming from … Continue reading

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living with an artist, part 14

conversation with an arteest: me: why did you draw a sheep to illustrate pot roast? mo: it was 11:30. me: oh. google should offer a translation service. (p.s. there wasn’t actually any pot in it. deceptive advertising.)

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