Monthly Archives: May 2011

I am so not cut out for this

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If I meet you at a party and the topic comes up,

nine times out of ten, I will tell you that I am an only child because I just don’t feel that I had a brother–well, half-brother technically…yeah, different moms. He grew up with my dad on the East Coast. I … Continue reading

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A Case of the Almosts: The Road Trip

I went to a friend’s house for dinner last night and between bites of bruschetta and ravioli, we compared autobiographies. In January 2003, I was heading back to LA from Tempe, Arizona–the Hurricanes played Fiesta Bowl–and around Redlands or so … Continue reading

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Every so often I wonder

if I’ll grow out of my no babies stance, if one day I will want to hear the pitter patter of tiny feet, but then I think about: autism, bullying, childcare costs, child molestation, drowning, eating disorders, education (physical, spiritual, … Continue reading

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You know how I say

that American boys don’t like me and no one believes me, even though if they were to really think about it they’ve never heard me talk about dating anyone south of the 49th parallel? Well, there is an exception to … Continue reading

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Actual conversation that just happened

And I swear I’m sober Me: do you have a sec? Kenny, server at Vinoteque who I don’t get to see very often: oh no. what is it? Me: nothing bad! Him: haha Him: gotta go but spit it girl! Me: … Continue reading

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What it’s like being a Black girl

I ran across this preview tonight and I have to say: some of it, for me, is word for word.

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