Archive for the ‘insects’ Category

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Like Hammer Time but with Less Cardio, It’s Galley Time!

Arte Publico Press has issued the galleys for my upcoming poetry book, Falling in Love with Fellow Prisoners (September 2013!).

This book’s release is similar emotionally, for me, to that of the first book I wrote, which was a short …

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Posted in books, cats, domestic, insects, writing on 07/02/2013 09:17 am

Monday, December 3, 2007

A Plainclotheshorse

Sometimes I want to tell y’all what I find at the thrift stores, and maybe post pictures of my finds, but then I don’t, because I’ve realized that I like pretty boring clothes.

Today, for instance, I am …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, insects, pop culture, psychobabble, thrifting, vanity on 12/03/2007 12:04 pm

Thursday, November 9, 2006


The pollution is making a shadow like smoke on my wall. It’s kind of pretty, actually.

My boyfriend (Tad) got a new job somewhat near mine, so we’ll be able to have lunch together again. I’m very excited about …

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Posted in domestic, insects, pop culture, venting on 11/09/2006 10:39 pm

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

My nerves are shot.

Normally I’m a person who thrives on deadlines and slight amount of pressure. But…

Over the past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time explaining to people that I have this big writing deadline, and …

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Posted in health, insects, parenting, venting on 10/24/2006 01:51 pm

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Yay! (Plus Bugs)

I found my tile today! I decided to flake on work and go to a new tile place, and I found the tile I wanted, for cheap, deliverable this week. Woo hoo!

There was a weird, pregnant-looking, …

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Posted in domestic, insects, parenting, venting on 08/15/2006 05:50 pm

Tuesday, August 15, 2006


Today I was sitting at my desk at work, trying not to fall into an allergy-medicine-induced coma, when something loudly hit the window to my left. I looked over and saw a huge flying thing. When it landed and …

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Posted in domestic, insects on 08/15/2006 02:07 am

Monday, October 31, 2005

100 Things Meme

Reading the 100 Things written by Marigoldie and Tina, in which they wrote one hundred things about themselves, inspired me to write my own. I think this is a superior meme – much better than one …

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Posted in insects on 10/31/2005 10:07 pm

Friday, September 17, 2004

A Scary Thing

I called Julio about a work-related system. While I was pointing out the inefficiency of a certain aspect of said system (read: the secretary who wanted to use Liquid Paper in place of technology), he said, “You …

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Posted in insects on 09/17/2004 06:09 pm

Tuesday, June 22, 2004

I could write about bugs all day.

Today in the parking garage, Brie and I saw a huge, huge moth. Six or seven inches wide. The kinds you find in Texas and on the islands where such hellish things are …

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Posted in insects on 06/22/2004 09:09 pm