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Basic Human Desires

I am a woman. I have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I am aware that this world is full of evil but also full of good. There are many human pleasures in life, most of … Continue reading

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A Desperate Love For The City

Oh Lord, I love cities. They inspire me. And dammit, I use the word “inspire” much too often, but of all the words one could use too often, I think I chose well. Cities thrill me, they fill my spirit … Continue reading

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Redefining “Beauty”

When I was probably a junior in high school, I wrote my own fanciful definition of beauty and posted it on my closet wall. The words were printed on different colorful scraps of paper and placed there in my closet … Continue reading

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That Shabby Old Room In The Basement: My New Sanctuary

Welcome to my office. It feels a bit funny to call this room my office, this large open space in my basement. After all, this is the same room in which I played dress up as a child, celebrated my … Continue reading

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Distant Brilliance

I have such A deep fondness Of the stars   That can only be explained By my understanding   That the stars are just far enough away That in them I can detect no blemish,   Yet they are just … Continue reading

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Early December Evening

Candlelight swaying. From across the room I watch. Simple joys are good. …………………………….. – Tanya    

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Reminder: Self-Love Party at 9am Thursday, August 13th

Worked late last night, and again this morning/evening. Today ended with a bit of emotional turmoil. Stress about the future, fear of going back to the hospital, anger with myself, realization of my changing priorities in life, and just a … Continue reading

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