Monthly Archives: February 2015

Word vomit

In 2013, I made very late “New Year’s resolutions”–I  call them that because that’s the trendy, recognized thing to call them, I suppose, although I’m pretty sure that’s not what they actually are.  In 2013, my goal was straightforward: to get … Continue reading

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Daring the fine fabric

From time to time, I think about the people who’ve touched me markedly, in passing moments. 1) There was the German cosmetologist.  It was the beginning of spring, and returning to Germany from holiday, I’d run out of makeup.  I’d … Continue reading

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Topanga

I’m a big advocate for the new Disney Channel show Girl Meets World (and most Disney Channel shows, to be honest, based on their foolproof acting methods), a throwback to the Diney Channel show, Boy Meets World, that many of … Continue reading

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Traversing

My field methods professor at DU, a “stereotypical” anthropologist who knew Indonesian and had, of course, been to Indonesia and been on multiple boats in Indonesia sometime in the 1970s (like all of the other stereotypical anthropology professors), all of … Continue reading

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Quarter-formed story ideas

They possibly all have to do with dinner. 1. Imagine someone coming to dinner? …looking at my watch, the pearly thing you gave me in 2003, I knew it wasn’t a dream but I knew it wasn’t real either.  (Idea … Continue reading

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