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SAA

Note: remnants of the class assignment formatting are left over (“meeting essence” and “personal essence”) and some blanks have been filled in. Names are different. Parts may have been fabricated. I don’t know. NA meeting – EA meeting – CA meeting … Continue reading

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NA

Note: remnants of the class assignment formatting are left over (“meeting essence” and “personal essence”) and some blanks have been filled in. Names are different. Parts may have been fabricated. I don’t know. EA meeting – CA meeting – AA … Continue reading

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#MorrisseyMonday

“I only agreed to come to this karaoke bar because you’re cute. Otherwise this is a first date no-no,” she said while setting her drink up on the table and purse onto a hook. He pushed the song book her … Continue reading

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Loaded Grillers and Loaded Questions

When the depressive mood strikes I often feel a hunger that isn’t really there. It’s just the emptiness of my feelings crying out for the carbs and GMOs they crave. I know that I need to be strong and fight … Continue reading

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Ellroy Confidential

I brought a “civilian” friend with me to the James Ellroy public speaking event in the grand auditorium of Glendale Community College. My friend asked me, “have you ever seen Ellroy at a public speaking engagement? Like, on YouTube or … Continue reading

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D.F.W.

David Foster Wallace’s (in)famous commencement speech was an essay prompt two years ago. Here’s how I felt about it back then… Referenced source material. While reading David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech for the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College, I … Continue reading

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relative ways

  Vinyl Sunday Back in 2001 or 2002 when I documented my life frequently on another blogging service (LiveJournal) I was friends with a nice young man (username – angryyoungman – ha) from Maryland.  We both liked Alkaline Trio and that … Continue reading

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