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My tag line has always been

My tag line has always been that winter makes me want to eat root vegetables and hibernate so I get the muffin thing. And I'm SO borrowing "It's the time of year that can break you."

I discovered just this year at age 54 that running is my medicine; it takes me away from all kinds of self-diminishment and, ironically, I've shed most of the last few pounds of pregnancy weight. Note that my youngest is now 21.

I haven't commented before but I look forward to more of your writing in 2009.

Venus. The planet was Venus and she was lovely.

Posted by grace (not verified) on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 10:54
Considering the high

Considering the high expectations that are placed on women and girls by our society/media to be beautiful, sexy, fit, educated, productive, talented, etc., and that we buy into (even though we don't want to), I think it is normal that we have moments of self loathing... Sadly it is happening to men/boys too...

Posted by Woodsy (not verified) on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 14:15
"...you know what, fuck, I

"...you know what, fuck, I don't want to be single, but fucking fuck, I become miserably clingy and needy when I'm coupled..."

When I use this as the title, to the story of my life, which could only be a compilation of blog posts anyway - because Jesus - who has the time and energy to fill in the rest of the blanks - and Damn it - who would want to read it anyway - I will make sure to send you a cut of the meager royalties...

Posted by Mae Callen (not verified) on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 14:33