Tag Archives: America

Like Wheat that Springeth Green: Easter

Most adults accept that, even after great loss, in some form at least, love will come again. After bereavement, though grief never truly leaves us, there is always love enough out there for new friendships, perhaps a new partner, or … Continue reading

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Going … Moaning … Gone?

Warnings for: extreme grumpiness; self pity; & slightly soppy nostalgia. Oh & if you want a song, it’s probably this. I have lost my original accent, though I’m continually told this is not the case. It’s gone: gone like my … Continue reading

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We’re Still Here: World Mental Health Day, 2015

Warnings for: frankness, mention of suicide, & a plea for goddamn gun control. Oh, and swearing. And also Kula Shaker, because I’m a middle-aged hippy wannabe Sooner or later, mental illness is going to get you: you, or someone you … Continue reading

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Spock Wept! Further Curses for Our Times

Warnings for: Swearing (duh), substantive sci fi references, & an elegant sufficiency of alternative swear words (because anything else would be flippity-floppity). Why, oh why, is swearing such goddamn fun? And – especially for non-smokers, though I’ve met plenty of … Continue reading

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Pink Shoes, Charity, & Immigrant Me

Warnings for: musings (1), mentions of vigorous exercise, and substitute swear words (“Cuss Lite”(TM) I have given up swearing for autumn, and taking up running til at least early December. It remains to seen which one proves more chuffin’ difficult. … Continue reading

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