Month: May 2015

Life and choices

“…in life, as in other mysteries, there are no answers, only questions…part of the process…is to refine the question.”- Norman Mailer I recently read a masterful re-telling of the Cinderella story by Tanith Lee. It’s long, and very worth it; a much darker, much angrier and really quite sad version of the story. Read it, tell me…
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May 31, 2015 0

Odds n’ ends

I’ve been bad about blogging recently, I know, but there’s been so much fun, real life stuff going on. However, I apologize. Anyways, you people (snort) know that if you want me, you can always email me (, and like Batman, I’ll be the organized nag resource you need. Or something. Anyhoo, just this morning, after rising…
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May 28, 2015 0

“I might have to go to prison.”

Oh my. This hand grenade of a phrase was tossed in the middle of an otherwise muted, low-key, innocuous conversation I recently had with an old friend. We were making plans to do some outdoorsy activities and suddenly in the middle of everything, my friend gazed solemnly into the distance and said, portentously, “Well, Carlota,…
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May 14, 2015 0