Archive for the ‘fantasies’ Category

Friday, November 1, 2013

Idee Fixe

When I was a teenager, I spent a lot of after-school and summer time at a non-profit arts organization-type place called MECA. I took dance and voice lessons there, performed in their performances, ate whatever free food they had lying …

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Posted in culture, fantasies, getting older, obessions, superstition, writing on 11/01/2013 03:15 pm

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

something weird I just thought about

If someone were to torture you mildly a little – say, for information, or because he/she was a crazed stalker – would it make the torture more tolerable to have one of your favorite …

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Posted in fantasies, music, pop culture on 05/19/2009 10:26 am

Wednesday, December 26, 2007


I went to Flickr, was disappointed that no one’s posted many xmas photos, then reminded myself that I haven’t posted any, either.

Our Christmas went really well. Hope yours did, too. We baked. A while back, my youngest son …

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Posted in Christmas, dreams, fantasies, materialism on 12/26/2007 06:00 pm

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

big announcement

It’s funny… Sometimes I feel like I live my life really fast. You know?

Last week, I got the first inkling of good news while I sat at my desk at work. And I was so, so happy …

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Posted in fantasies, pop culture, thrifting, writing on 12/11/2007 11:54 am

Saturday, November 24, 2007

reminder of what I have

2007 has been a disappointing year for me, for various reasons beyond my control. A year of rejections, failures, unexpected expenses and medical dramas. I’m calling it, in my mind, a year of learning experiences …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, fantasies, Houston, Letty, psychobabble, vanity, venting on 11/24/2007 09:35 pm

Friday, November 16, 2007

Days of Our NPR

I’m all wrapped up in the Pakistan drama as it’s revealed to me each morning by NPR. This morning I made my boyfriend listen to it, and then we found out details that compelled me to …

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Posted in fantasies, politics, vanity on 11/16/2007 05:55 pm

Thursday, September 20, 2007


I used to never drink red wine but now I only drink red wine. I’ve gone from merlot to cabernet and chianti, and next must be shiraz.

We bought our cat a water fountain. She likes to drink the …

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Posted in domestic, fantasies, Halloween, lookism, parenting, photos, sexism, vanity, venting on 09/20/2007 12:57 am

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Told you so, two months ago.

I hate to even tell this story, in a way, because I worry that talking about this subject makes me seem like a hysterical attention whore. But I am going to tell it, because …

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Posted in domestic, fantasies, lookism, venting on 06/19/2007 11:18 pm

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Things to Which I’m Looking Forward

1. Going to the beach with my kids and my friends. This weekend, if it doesn’t rain.

2. Vicariously, the kids’ last day of school. It’s tomorrow. Although my boyfriend and I are bitterly …

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Posted in domestic, fantasies, parenting on 05/23/2007 05:04 pm

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

More Fantasies

1. I fantasize that, after getting rich, I hold an awards ceremony for my favorite food service people in Houston. Larry from Jack in the Box, Ana from the cafeteria at my work, and the entire morning shift …

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Posted in fantasies on 08/30/2006 08:14 pm